Havelock High School group was on Crystal Coast when incident happened.

A Havelock High School student nearly drowned off Fort Macon State Park Thursday.

A Havelock High School student nearly drowned off Fort Macon State Park Thursday while on a school field trip.

Published: Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 15:06 PM.

 

 

A Havelock High School student is in critical condition this afternoon following a near drowning during a field trip Thursday.

A representative from Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City confirmed that the victim was in critical condition.

The Havelock News is withholding the identity of the student until official confirmation.

The student was on a field trip with a marine biology class to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores.

Following the visit to the aquarium, the group stopped to go swimming in the Atlantic Ocean at Fort Macon State Park bath house on the northeast side of the City of Atlantic Beach.



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