Man Drowns Trying to Rescue Dog From Mississippi River

March 20, 2012 Updated Mar 20, 2012 at 1:21 PM EDT

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Man Drowns Trying to Rescue Dog From Mississippi River

March 20, 2012 Updated Mar 20, 2012 at 1:21 PM EDT

According to the La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune, police said a 25-year-old man drowned Sunday afternoon while trying to rescue his dog from the Mississippi River.

The man's body was recovered later Sunday evening, according to the La Crosse Tribune report.

Read the La Crosse Tribune story HERE.