Couple Drowns Trying to Rescue Dog From Lake

August 21, 2012 Updated Aug 21, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT

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Couple Drowns Trying to Rescue Dog From Lake

August 21, 2012 Updated Aug 21, 2012 at 11:57 AM EDT

A sad story out of Massachusetts.

According to The Westfield (Mass.) News, a married couple drowned Monday night while trying to rescue their dog, who had jumped into a lake from the couple's boat.

Authorities said the 64-year-old man jumped into the water to rescue the dog, and when he began struggling, his 61-year-old wife jumped in to help him, according to The Westfield News report.

Read The Westfield News report HERE.