Child pulled from pond in St. Louis County, rushed to hospital


ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The Mehlville Fire Protection District confirms a child was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after being pulled from a pond Thursday evening.

The incident happened just after 8:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Meramec Bottom Road.

According to a spokesperson for the St. Louis County Police Department, one adult and one child were involved. Both became submerged in the pond when a tractor tipped over. The adult was able to escape.

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