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Rescuers called to near drowning at Wartburg College

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WAVERLY (KWWL) -

Officers were called to a reported near drowning of a young child at the swimming pool at Wartburg College on Sunday.

The Waverly Chief of Police Richard Pursell says officers responded to the pool at approximately 3:43 p.m.

Pursell says when officers arrived a Wartburg staff member was administering CPR to an unconscious young child.

Pursell says police involvement ended when the child regained consciousness during CPR and was taken to the Waverly Health Center.
 

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