Girl recovering after falling into river near Aspen

Published: Aug. 26, 2017 at 10:54 PM MDT
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A teen girl is recovering after falling into a river in Colorado.

According to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office, a 15-year-old girl fell into the river near the grottos.

That's about 10 miles east of aspen.

We're told she was underwater for more than 45 seconds.

Authorities her said dad climbed down to help and found she was breathing.

After receiving CPR, she was carried by bystanders to a waiting ambulance, about a half-mile away.

She was then taken to Aspen Valley Hospital.