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Nevada man dies while saving dogs from ocean in San Diego

Posted: 8:36 AM, Jan 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-11 16:36:03Z

A Nevada man has died after he jumped into the ocean in San Diego to save his dogs.

According to officials, the man was walking on a beach with his dogs and his wife when a wave took the dogs.

Greg Owens went in after the dogs. He was able to save the dogs but then a wave swept him away.

Lifeguards found him. Owens was unresponsive. The lifeguards administered CPR and he was rushed to a hospital where he died.

A high-surf advisory was in place at the time.