In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 photo provided by the Washington County Sheriffs Office, a search and rescue team work on the edge of a frozen pond in the town of New Harmony, north of St. George, Utah. A sheriff’s deputy in southern Utah punched through the frozen pond on Christmas Day to rescue drowning 8-year-old boy. Washington County sheriff’s Lt. David Crouse said the boy was chasing his dog Monday evening when another child saw him fall through the ice. (Washington County Sheriffs Office via AP) less
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday afternoon that the little boy, identified only by his first name Jason, is coherent and has been responding to questions from staff at a Salt Lake City hospital.
Lt. David Crouse said the family is thankful for prayers they’ve received and have described the rescue as “a Christmas miracle.”
Washington County sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Thompson rescued the boy …
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