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Man almost drowns at Liberty County water park

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 3:48pm

A Liberty County man nearly drowned Saturday afternoon at a family outing.

Deputies said Timothy Desmond Hodges, 34, of Huntsville, was swimming at the “Nine Mile Ranch Water Park” located near the 700 block of County Road 650 in South Liberty County, when family members couldn't locate him for several minutes. He was found floating in the water and was then pulled to shore. Witnesses immediately began CPR.

Shortly afterwards, Liberty County EMS arrived and Life Flight was called to pick up Hodges. By the time Life Flight took off it appears the medical teams had managed to get a good blood pressure and heart rate. Mr. Hodges was transported to Herman Memorial hospital in Houston in unknown condition. 


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