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Crews respond to near drowning in New London

WILLMAR -- Ambulance, fire and law enforcement crews responded just after 4 p.m. this afternoon to a near drowning in a pool in New London.

A news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Sgt. Dave Nester says the 2-year-old child was transported from the scene in the 19000 block of County Road 9 Northeast by helicopter and taken to a hospital in the Twin Cities. The condition of the child is unknown, the release states.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by New London Ambulance, the New London Fire Department and Willmar Ambulance Service.