- Associated Press - Monday, May 22, 2017

PITTSBURG, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are continuing to search for a California man who hasn’t surfaced after jumping off a boat into cold water to save a child.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/2qPkiiH ) the man jumped into the water on Saturday near the Pittsburg Marina.

The 59-year-old had been fishing with who is believed to be his 9-year-old son and another adult.

The man jumped into the water after the boy had fallen in. A Sacramento County Sheriff’s spokesman says the man never made it back into the boat.

The boy has recovered after being treated for hypothermia at a nearby hospital.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, https://www.sfgate.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide