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Girl, 4, Critical After Being Pulled from Jersey Shore Lake

New Jersey State Troopers are investigating what exactly happened

A 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after being pulled from a Jersey Shore lake Thursday afternoon, state police said.

The girl was unresponsive and not breathing when she was rescued around 1:10 p.m. from the water at the Lake & Shore Camping and RV Resort in Dennis Township, Cape May County, state police said.

CPR was performed on the child and she was then rushed by ambulance to Cape Regional Medical Center. State police said the girl was later transferred to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her condition was last listed as critical.

Troopers are investigating what exactly happened.

In a statement, the resort said staff is "deeply saddened by the incident."

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