Dog Drowns After Fall Through Ice on Cotuit Bay


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Cape Cod Times: A man was taken to Cape Cod Hospital and his dog died after they fell through the ice on Cotuit Bay on Wednesday afternoon [March 4], according to the Cotuit Fire Department.


At about 4:00 p.m., rescuers responded to 2 Little River Road, where a dog had chased a bird onto the ice and fell through, according to fire Lt. Bill McNamara. The dog’s owner pursued him onto the ice and also fell through, but got out on his own before rescuers arrived, McNamara said.


The dog, however, drowned before rescuers could get to him, McNamara said.


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