JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Lieutenant Mike Beckman reported that a man in his 60s swam out to rescue his 10-year-old grandchild from the water.
Beckman said the child was rescued and is in non-life threatening condition.
The man was pulled out of the water and flown to Shands Hospital where he later died.
There is no confirmation of the identities of the two individuals.
First Coast News will provide updates as the story develops.