30 Mar '18, 6pm

Veteran dies trying to save 2 kids from drowning at Florida beach

Veteran dies trying to save 2 kids from drowning at Florida beach

An Air Force veteran and pilot died after attempting to save two kids from drowning at a beach along the Florida Panhandle on Saturday. Michael Robidoux saw two kids struggling in rough surf at Navarre Beach and jumped in to try and save them, Fox News reported . The current proved too strong, though. Navarre Fire Chief Danny Fureigh said Robidoux got "caught in an undertow" as he swam out to the struggling kids, according to WEAR TV . The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened just after 6 p.m, the local ABC affiliate reported. Sheriff's officials also said two surfers eventually managed to rescue the children. A team from the sheriff's office proceeded to search for Robidoux, according to Fox News . Veteran kills himself in VA medical center waiting room The man committed suicide early Monday morning in St. Louis, police say. By: Kyle Rempfer When ...

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