Three-year-old girl nearly drowns Sunday in Shawnee Heights area

A 3-year-old was resuscitated after drowning Sunday night in a pool at a family residence on S.E. Croco Rd. (Google Maps)

A 3-year-old girl nearly drowned on Sunday in a pool at her family’s residence on S.E. Croco Road, according to Shawnee Heights Fire Chief Tom Garcia.

At 7:44 p.m., Shawnee Heights Fire District first responders resuscitated the child after family members attempted to perform life-saving measures after she was found unresponsive in the pool.

Garcia said the child was transported to a local hospital with injuries considered to be life-threatening. Her condition as of Monday morning wasn’t known.

Contact reporter Angela Deines at (785) 295-1143 or follow her on Twitter @AngelaDeines.

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