Authorities respond to near infant drowning at Joe Wheeler State Park

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An infant was taken to the hospital after a near drowning incident in Rogersville

An infant is being treated after nearly drowning at Joe Wheeler State Park Sunday afternoon.  Lauderdale County EMA Director George Graybryan said the call came around 12:40PM and that the accident happened near a campground at the park.

The infant was taken to a hospital in Florence and then airlifted to a hospital in Huntsville. No word yet on the infant’s condition. Rogersville Fire, Rogersville Police, Shoals Ambulance, Air Evac, and ALEA responded.

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