Updated: Authorities searching for a missing 11-year-old girl found her Thursday afternoon in a ravine near Jones Lane and Highway 100. It initially was reported that the girl was dead, but a short time later authorities detected a pulse and the girl was moving, according to Sheriff Gary Toelke. Initial reports given by the canine unit members who found her in the ravine was that the child had no pulse and no signs of life, according to the sheriff. Deputies working the crime scene noticed signs of life. The child is alive and was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington by a Washington Ambulance crew that was on the scene, Toelke said. Check back for updates:
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What first was reported as a tragedy, a parent’s worst nightmare, ended with a happy outcome Thursday.
After experiencing both the worst and best day of their lives, the family of Maria Huber wants only to focus on the positive outcome.
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