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Singer Mindy McCready hospitalized

By Alan Duke, CNN
Singer Mindy McCready was rushed to a hospital in Fort Myers, Florida.
Singer Mindy McCready was rushed to a hospital in Fort Myers, Florida.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 911 caller: "My daughter has just taken an overdose"
  • Hospital says McCready is in good condition
  • Singer was on "Celebrity Rehab" reality show
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(CNN) -- Country singer Mindy McCready was rushed to a Fort Myers, Florida, hospital Tuesday morning, where she was in good condition, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

"My daughter has just taken an overdose," said the caller in the 911 recording released by the Lee County sheriff on Tuesday afternoon. CNN has not verified the identity of the caller.

"You've taken too many pills for me to handle this," she said, apparently to someone in the room with her.

McCready, 34, has waged a public battle with drug addiction over the past several years and was a participant in the last season of the reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew."

"I don't know how many pills my daughter's taken," the caller said. "I thought that I could handle it and I'd get her to the hospital but she's evidently taken a whole bottle. There was a lot of Darvocet in the bottle and I don't know how many she took, but she's claiming she took a lot."

"And it was intentional?" the emergency operator asked. "Yes," the caller said.

Cape Coral Hospital spokeswoman Karen Krieger confirmed that McCready was being treated in the emergency department. "She's in good condition," Krieger said.

A statement from McCready's publicist Tuesday morning said a diagnosis "has not yet been confirmed."

"The family asks for your respect of their privacy and appreciates your thoughts and prayers at this time," McCready publicist Kat Atwood said in a written statement.

CNN's Denise Quan contributed to this report.

 
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