A man from California was swept out to sea and drowned while trying to save his dog hit by a rogue wave near Point Reyes, Calif. on Monday.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the man and his wife were walking on the beach when a wave overtook the dog.
Point Reyes is located about 30 miles northwest of San Francisco.
The paper reports the couple went into the water to rescue the dog but the man was swept away.
His body was found less than four hours later.
According to the report, the wife and dog made it back to shore safely.
The victim’s name has not been released.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle