She, along with the beach patrol and bystanders, used their hands to dig out the 10-year-old.
Officials say the child was unable to breathe for about a minute and CPR was performed. The boy started breathing on his own and he was taken to a hospital, where his condition was not available.
Deputy Police Chief Leslie Houston says the beach patrol warns beachgoers not to dig a hole in the sand deeper than their knees.
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