Howard S. Morash died attempting to save David H.D.P. Cameron from drowning, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, August 31, 1997. Cameron, 46, was attempting to return to shore against a strong current while swimming in the Northumberland Strait. Tiring, he shouted for help. A friend, Morash, 48, electrician foreman, was on the beach. Morash removed only his shoes and, despite rough surf conditions, entered the water and swam toward Cameron. He reached a point within a few feet of Cameron, then was swept farther out and submerged. Others who had entered the water rescued Cameron. Morash was then recovered, unconscious, from the surf, but he could not be revived. He had drowned.
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