A two-year-old girl from Spokane, Mo. nearly drowns in the James River
GALENA, Mo. (KY3) -A two-year-old girl from Spokane is recovering after nearly drowning in the James River north of Galena.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the girl went into the water while playing on a gravel bar Monday afternoon. Witnesses say the girl had been underwater for nearly two minutes.
A 911 dispatcher gave someone CPR instructions to help revive the child. She was taken to a Springfield hospital.
The highway patrol says the girl wasn’t wearing a life jacket.
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