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Monday, Aug 29, 2016
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Man drowns trying to save dog

A Largo man drowned Tuesday afternoon while trying to save his dog, which had jumped overboard.

Isam Rizkallan, 58, and another man were attempting to anchor a 27-foot boat near Three Rooker Bar off Pinellas County when the dog jumped overboard at about 2 p.m.. Rizkallan jumped into the fast-flowing current in an attempt to save the dog but drowned instead, according to the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.