Toney Glen Pinson died after saving Robert L. Wofford from drowning, Beloit, Wisconsin, May 27, 1982. Robert, 13, fell from a pier into turbulent water of the Rock River at the base of a power plant dam. Toney, 14, schoolboy, lay on the pier and seized Robert, but he was pulled into the rough water. The boys submerged briefly, then were moved downstream, from where Robert was able to swim to the bank. Toney submerged and did not reappear. He drowned.
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