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3-year-old nearly drowns Wednesday afternoon


A 3-year-old boy nearly drowned after falling into a swimming pool Wednesday afternoon. Lorena Police and Fire Departments were notified of the incident in the 700 block of Gibralter Ln. at around 4:50 p.m.

When officers arrived, someone administering CPR to the unconscious child. Officers and firefighters continued resuscitation efforts until East Texas Medical Center EMS paramedics arrived.

The child was transported to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, and was later transported to Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

The initial investigation says the child was playing in the backyard with other children and fell into a swimming pool. He was recovered by family members, who later called 911.

This case is still under investigation by the Lorena Police Department.

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