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11-year-old boy dies after water rescue

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KHQ.COM - According to officials the 11-year-old boy was pronounced dead shortly after being airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center by Medstar.

The Spokane Tribal Police Department received a 911 transfer from Stevens County Sheriff's Dispatch. The caller reported an eleven year boy who had slipped into the swifter water below Chamokane Falls.

The boy was swept away by the fast moving waters and had become lodged under a large tree or log.

This call generated a response from the Spokane Tribal Police and the Spokane Tribal EMS & Fire Rescue. Also at the time of the call Medstar was also dispatched to the rural incident scene. Tribal law enforcement officials also requested a mutual response from Steven County Sheriffs Deputies.

Tribal law enforcement officers entered the water with assistance from Stevens County Fire Rescue. The child was removed from the waters and rushed up the steep embankment to the waiting Tribal EMS personal along with Stevens County Fire Rescue and the medical flight crew of Medstar.

The boy was transported to a medical facility in Spokane Washington by Medstar.

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KHQ.COM - A dive team responded to a water rescue call in Stevens County in Long Lake for an eleven year old boy who was trapped in the water by a log.

The family found the child stuck and called for help. Spokane County Dive Team freed the child who was in the water for approximately 45 minutes.

As of right now the boy was airlifted by Med-Star to a Sacred Heart Hospital. No word on his condition.

Details are limited as of right now, but we will update you as soon a possible.

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