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North Texas Man Drowns in Pond After Trying to Save Calf

Coyote Renner, 29, was working ranchland in Cleburne Wednesday when he saw a calf fall into a stock tank

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    Police say a North Texas man drowned while trying to rescue a calf that had fallen into a pond.

    Coyote Renner, 29, was working ranchland in Cleburne Wednesday when he saw a calf fall into a stock tank, Cleburne Fire Chief Keith Scarbrough told the Cleburne Times-Review.

    Scarbrough says the tank is a small pond used for watering livestock that tends to be muddier than a typical lake.

    Scarbrough says the muddy waters could've been a factor in the drowning of Renner, who went by the nickname Cody.

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    The fire chief says Renner was still wearing jeans and boots when his body was removed from the about 7-feet deep area of the pond.

    He says his clothing could've contributed to fatigue.

    Scarbrough says the calf survived.

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