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Putnam Co. child in hospital after near drowning

PALATKA, Fla. – A young child was treated at Putnam Community Medical Center on Thursday after a near-drowning in the Round Lake subdivision just south of Palatka.

Someome called the Pubnam County 911 Center and the dispatcher was about to walk the caller through CPR when the child came around, coughing up water.

No other details of the incident were available.