Baby rescued 14 hours after crash

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Published: Sunday 8th March 2015 by The News Editor

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A baby survived a car crash in a freezing Utah river after being strapped in a car seat upside-down for about 14 hours before being found by a fisherman.

Police said the 18-month-old girl’s condition was upgraded from critical to stable but critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital, but her 25-year-old mother, Lynn Groesbeck, of Springville, was found dead in the car.

A spokesman said a fisherman discovered her car on its roof about at 12.30pm yesterday in the Spanish Fork River in Spanish Fork near Provo.

He said a nearby resident reported hearing “something” about 10.30pm on Friday but was unable to locate anything out of the ordinary.

The infant was found hanging upside down above the river water that flowed through the car.

Published: Sunday 8th March 2015 by The News Editor

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