GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - A woman drowns in a lake while trying to save her dog.
According to deputies, it happened around 3:15 p.m. when a Garland County woman jumped into a lake near the 1500 block of Treasure Isle to rescue her dog who had jumped in and was swept into a culvert by the current.
Deputies say the 40-year-old woman and her dog both drowned and were recovered by volunteer members of the Piney Fire Department.
No name has been released as next of kin has yet to be notified.