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Toddler Recovering Following Near Drowning in Odessa

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

A toddler is recovering following a near drowning in Odessa on Thursday morning.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 2800 block of Wildwood Circle in reference to a possible drowning.

An investigation revealed that while an adult family member was in the backyard doing landscape work, a 15-month-old male went into a small pond and sustained an unknown amount of water in his lungs.

Officials say the toddler was taken to Odessa Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock for precautionary reasons.

We're told the toddler is expected to be fine.

The investigation into this case is ongoing.

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