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Usher’s son survives swimming pool accident

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Singer Usher Raymond’s young son survived a serious swimming mishap at his Atlanta home Monday, police said Tuesday.

Four-year-old Usher Raymond V was swimming when a housekeeper noticed he was stuck in the pool’s drain, according to the police report.

The housekeeper and another woman were “unsuccessful in pulling the victim from the pool drain,” but two men who were installing sound equipment in the home rushed to help, the report said.

Sound technician Eugene Stachurski rescued the child and used CPR to revive him, it said. Paramedics arrived at the home and took over, eventually taking the “conscious, alert and breathing” boy to a hospital.

The child was kept at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta overnight for observation, the police report said.

Usher’s former stepson died in a watercraft accident on a north Georgia lake last year.

CNN’s Marylynn Ryan contributed to this report.

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