Boy drowns in Black River, man who tried to save him still missing

A 5-year-old boy is dead and a man who tried to save him from drowning is missing.

Watertown police say the child fell into the Black River Saturday evening while fishing. A 47-year-old man described as a family friend jumped in to save him. The boy's body was found at a hydroelectric dam downriver hours later.

Searchers continued to look for the man's body through the day on Sunday.

The names haven't been released yet.

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