It happened in the /*Rougemont*/ section of the county, at an upscale home called The Ranch.
Lt. Rickey Padgett of the /*Durham County*/ Sheriff's Department tells /*Eyewitness News*/ the 17-year-old victim spent several minutes at the bottom of the pool.
He is friends with the family of a caretaker, who was feeding animals at the home before the accident.
The teenager was rushed to /*Duke Hospital*/ for treatment. No word on his condition.