Tuesday, a man who was trying to save his dog from drowning was swept away to sea; the search for the man officially ended Wednesday. According to the Coast Guard, the man was walking with his wife and dog on the beach near Point Reyes in Northern California when a rogue wave drug his wife and dog into the sea; the man jumped in to attempt to save them and was swept away himself. The wife and dog were able to make it safely back to shore.
Point Reyes is located approximately 30 miles northwest of San Francisco. The Coast Guard called in two boats and helicopters in an attempt to find the man's body, but after a three-hour search nothing was found.
A witness told CBS San Francisco that the rogue wave may have been as high as 20 feet. Another witness, who did not wish to be named said that he attempted to help both the man and woman, but was unable to reach the man. The witness said that the man was quickly swept out to sea.
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Sources: CBS News
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