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Man fallen through ice is rescued by neighbor

Updated: January 28, 2008, 1:54 PM ET
Associated Press

WEYMOUTH, Mass. — A 27-year-old man who fell through the ice while walking home in the dark survived the frigid plunge thanks to a neighbor who skidded across the pond in a canoe.

Rescuers and neighbors could hear Jason Dubois' cries for help but could not initially see him in the dark at 2 a.m. Sunday as he was treading water in Whitman's Pond in Weymouth.

"It was very disturbing. He was saying, 'I'm going down. Don't let me die.' It was really scary,'' neighbor John Volta said. ...

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