Boy hospitalized after fall through ice of frozen Ohio pond


COLUMBUS (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy who fell into a frozen Ohio pond was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water, and a police officer who tried to rescue him also was taken to a hospital.

Columbus firefighters say the boy fell through ice on a pond near an apartment complex Monday morning.

WBNS-TV reports that police say the boy was in the water for over 10 minutes before a fire department rescue team retrieved him and he was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

A police officer who first went into the water after the boy was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

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