Teen suffers possible hypothermia in Robertson County river

(Photo Courtesy Smokey Barn News)

CROSS PLAINS, Tenn. (WKRN) – A teen was rushed to the hospital Sunday afternoon when he passed out in a Robertson County river.

Smokey Barn News reports the teen was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center after officials believe he suffered hypothermia.

The teen had been in the Red River when he lost consciousness.

It’s not clear how long the teen had spent in the river, or what the temperature of the river was when he lost consciousness.

Cross Plains Fire Chief Tommy Jackson reports the teen has improved, and may soon be released from the hospital.

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