NEAR DROWNING IN SMC

6:20 p.m.

SOUTH COUNTY – A drowning was reported at the Timberlakes Subdivision Pool on Royal Oaks just after 6 p.m. As emergency crews responded, dispatchers told them an adult male had apparently drowned and was already turning blue when a life guard on duty performed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and managed to revive him. According to dispatch, the man was breathing and coughing up water prior to their arrival.

For information on pool safety and drowning related statistics, visit www.poolsafety.gov

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Note: This is preliminary information only, based on the fire and EMS radio traffic resulting from witnesses 911 calls to Montgomery County.

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