Girl, 1, Nearly Drowns In Backyard Koi Pond

FOUNTAIN VALLEY (CBS) —  Authorities said that a 1-year-old girl who fell into a backyard Koi pond Saturday remains hospitalized today.

The accident in the 16400 block of Rosewood Street was reported about 12:50 p.m., Fountain Valley police Lt. Jim McNeff told the Orange County Register.

“The baby was not breathing,” he said. “The house was full of folks. It was one of those moments when the dad thought the mom was watching and the mom thought the dad was watching.”

The girl was reported to be breathing when she arrived at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital.

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