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Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Sept. 16, 2019

A man has died in canton Vaud after jumping into Lake Geneva to rescue his dog on Saturday evening.  

Pixabay Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog

The dog survived.

A major search was launched after the 49-year-old disappeared in the water. Police boats and a rescue helicopter using searchlights scoured the area.

Police say the man’s body was found about an hour later.

Rescue teams were able to retrieve the dog.

Investigations are now underway.

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