Lorena: Child Nearly Drowns In Backyard Swimming Pool

LORENA (March 28, 2013)—A 3-year-old boy who fell into a backyard swimming pool Wednesday night in Lorena was taken to a local hospital.

Lorena police and firefighters responded to the home in the 700 block of Gibraltar Lane at around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, where CPR was being performed on the youngster.

He was taken first to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco and was later transferred to Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

Police said the child was playing with other in the backyard when he fell into the pool.

Family members pulled him out and called 911.

The incident is under investigation.

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