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Minor flown to Phoenix-area hospital after drowning incident

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA/KECY) - The Yuma Police Department (YPD) responded to a drowning involving a minor Saturday.

YPD says it was called to the Pecan Grove area around noon. When officers arrived on scene, life-saving measures were already being taken.

The minor was then taken to Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) and later flown to a Phoenix-area hospital.

The age and current condition of the minor are unknown at this time.

YPD says it's still investigating this case.

Anyone with more information is asked to call YPD at (928) 783-4421 or 78-crime to remain anonymous.

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Arlette Yousif

Arlette Yousif joined KYMA in November 2020 as a Multi Media Journalist. She holds a BA in Journalism with a minor in Film.

You can reach out to Arlette for at arlette.yousif@kecytv.com.

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