Carlton M. Muse, Jr., died attempting to save Judy A. Cunio from drowning, Arapahoe, North Carolina, June 1, 1987. Miss Cunio, 18, was wading in the Neuse River when she was carried into deeper water by a swift current. She called for help. Muse, 34, motor fuels analyst, who was fishing from the bank, waded and swam more than 200 feet toward her. Another man was alerted; he swam a life jacket out to Miss Cunio and stayed with her until they were rescued by boat. By then, Muse had submerged. Miss Cunio required hospitalization, and she recovered. Muse drowned.
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