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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man who saved his daughter from drowning in a basin after a golf cart accident has died.

Rural Metro Fire District officials said the man saved his daughter, but went back into the basin near Old Nogales Highway & Country Club to try to recover the golf cart. He went under and rescuers pulled him out and took him to a hospital, but he died from his injuries on Aug. 10.

RMFD Capt. Grant Cesarek said the death is considered a drowning.

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