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CPR saves the life of toddler

There was a close call Monday for one family after a near drowning in a pool.

A three-year-old climbed onto a pool's water pump and fell into an above ground pool on McDowell Road in Jessamine County .

family members and neighbors pulled the child out of the pool and with the help of EMS on the phone, they performed life-saving CPR.

The boy was taken to UK Hospital to be checked out, but he is expected to be fine.

Emergency officials used this incident to remind people to be vigilant of children around pools.


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