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Couple drown trying to save dog

Aug. 22, 2012 at 2:43 PM   |   Comments

WESTFIELD, Mass., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A couple drowned attempting to save their dog, which had fallen from their boat into the water at a Massachusetts park, police said.

Daniel Cyr, 63, and his wife Patricia, 61, of Westfield, Mass., were in a pontoon boat at Hampton Ponds State Park in Westfield Monday evening when they were seen in the water by a passerby on a personal watercraft retrieving their pet terrier, the Hartford (Conn.) Courant reported Wednesday.

Both drowned, and neither was wearing a life jacket, police said, adding the dog survived.

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