EUREKA TOWNSHIP — A 17-month-old child almost drowned in a pond in Eureka Township on Thursday evening.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded at 6:23 p.m. to the 4324 block of W. Wise Road to find the child lying near the edge of a pond while a parent was performing CPR.
A short time later the child began breathing on his own and had a strong pulse.
Montcalm County Emergency Services arrived at the scene and transported the child to Sheridan Community Hospital.
Through investigation, deputies found the boy was wandering and fell into a small pond about 3 to 4 feet deep located behind a residence. Family members located the child in the pond and called 911.
The boy is under observation at the hospital and is expected to have a full recovery.