UPDATE: The child, who has been revealed to be a 14 month-old girl, is currently being treated at Dallas Children's Hospital. She is expected to recover and be released from the hospital within a day or two.


A child is in the hospital after almost drowning around 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Hill Creek Park in Smith County.

Smith County Game Warden, Bradley Clark, said that at he received a call about a possible drowning at the park at approximately 4 p.m..

Clark also said that officers from the Smith County Sheriff's Department as well as the Tyler Police Department, the Whitehouse Police and Fire Departments were also called to the scene.

The child's identity has not been released at this time. Refresh for updates.