Missouri teen falls through icy pond, makes ‘Miracle’ Recovery

February 6, 2015 10:16 AM

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Missouri Teen Submerged in Icy Lake for 15 Minutes Makes ‘Miracle’ Recovery, John Smith, 14, fell through the ice of Lake Sainte Louise with another boy – and a third attempted to rescue them – on Jan. 19, and the eighth grader’s harrowing tale of near-drowning surprised even himself, KSDK-TV reports.

By the time they pulled his body from the rocky bottom of the lake, the teen had been submerged for 15 minutes and had no pulse. En route to the hospital, emergency workers performed CPR on the boy, to no effect. When they finally arrived, the attending physician, Dr. Kent Sutterer, had little hope ...

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