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Published July 29, 2010, 03:55 PM

Casselton boy who nearly drowned is discharged from the hospital

(WDAY TV) - A Casselton boy is out of the hospital after nearly drowning Wednesday at the city pool.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

(WDAY TV) - A Casselton boy is out of the hospital after nearly drowning Wednesday at the city pool. 5-year old Ben Metzger has been released from Sanford Health.

Metzger was pulled from the Casselton pool yesterday afternoon. He was found unresponsive in the deep end and pulled out of the water.

Lifeguards say they pulled gum out of his mouth and started giving him CPR. Metzger was LifeFlighted to Sanford for treatment and was discharged in satisfactory condition today.

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