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Deputies Respond to Report of Near Drowning in Lakesite

04/17/2017

Hamilton County, TN – Just a few minutes ago, HCSO deputies responded to the 2400 block of Hunt Heights Drive for the report of a near drowning involving an infant.

Initial reports state that a seven month old female infant was bathing in a tub when her mother stepped out of the room. Upon returning, the infant was found underwater and blue.

The mother was able to resuscitate the child prior to the arrival of deputies and EMS personnel.

The infant was alert and conscious and was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and medical treatment.

No further information is available at this time.



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