Wake and viewing held for 14-year-old who died after being pulled from Kern River

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A wake and viewing was held Thursday to honor a 14-year-old girl who died last month after she was pulled from the Kern River.

The wake and viewing for Precious Porter will took place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Basham Funeral Care at 3312 Niles St., family said. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Basham.

Porter went missing in the river the evening of July 18. Rescuers located and pulled her from the river and gave her CPR. She was rushed to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead the same evening.

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