Boy, 3, nearly drowns in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. - A 3-year-old boy nearly drowned in a swimming pool in Putnam County on Monday morning, according to deputies.

Investigators said the boy was found unconscious in the pool at a home on Bardin Road just before 10 a.m.

The boy was revived at the scene and was alert when flown by to UF Health Jacksonville as a precaution, deputies said.

They said he is expected to be OK.

Deputies said it's uncertain who had care of the boy when he got into the pool.

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