Responders honored for rescuing toddler from car in river

Cameras captured the dramatic rescue after the girl survived nearly 14 hours hanging upside down in her seat


KSL.com

WEST JORDAN, Utah — First responders were honored Wednesday for their life-saving service to the community, causing many of them, their families and those they rescued to shed a few tears.

The Outstanding Performance Rural Emergency Medical Incident Award was given to Spanish Fork responders because of their ability to quicklyrescue Lily Groesbeck, nationally known as "Utah's miracle baby," back in March.

Lily survived nearly 14 hours hanging upside down in her car seat above the frigid river waters before being rescued by first responders. Today, Lily is a happy, healthy toddler.

Read full story: First responders honored for saving 'Miracle Baby'

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