Man hospitalized after near-drowning at Henry County hotel


HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A New York man is in a Roanoke hospital after a near-drowning at a Henry County hotel on Monday night.

According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, an unresponsive 24-year-old man was pulled from the pool at the Dutch Inn/Quality Inn located in Collinsville at around 7:18 p.m. The man, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., received life-saving measures from individuals on the scene before rescue crews arrived. He was taken to Sovah Health Martinsville before later being airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, authorities said.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone with information on this incident to call (276) 638-8751.

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