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By CINDY SIMPSON
A Roane County man was trying to save his daughter and a friend, but instead, it was he who drowned off Cocoa Beach, Fla., Saturday.
Mike Ward, 49, went into the water to help his daughter and a friend. Authorities have said may have gotten into a powerful current running parallel to the shore.
“The riptide took him under — took him too long under,” said South Harriman Baptist music minister Sam Leslie.
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