In a sad story, a Millcreek, Utah woman drowned on Sunday afternoon as she tried to save her dogs from a raging creek. According to FoxNews, Liudmilla Feldman, 58, and her husband had been walking their dogs near Parley’s Creek when the dogs ran into the water and became caught up in the current.
Lt. Dan McConkey of the Unified Police Department explained what happened:
“The dogs went into the water and got caught in the current; she went in to rescue the dogs; she got caught up in the current. It doesn’t take much to lose your balance and fall into this water and be swept down. This creek runs quick, with the runoff it’s starting to run really fast.”
Several witnesses jumped in hoping to rescue Liudmilla. One Good Samaritan was able to grab the woman by her foot and pull her out of the water. Other witnesses began CPR, but she had been under water for more than 90 seconds and was unable to be resuscitated. Police emphasize it is important for people walking their dogs near Parley’s Creek to keep their dogs leashed. This year experts state the creek is especially dangerous because of the runoff.
Mr. Feldman and the two dogs are expected to recover. Rest in peace Liudmilla.
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