A man fleeing from police in Lewisville, TX, jumped into a canal in an effort to escape and subsequently drowned.

According to CBS News, an officer dove in after the man and attempted a rescue, during which the subject struggled with the officer. The officer was able to free himself from the grasp of the subject and return safely to the shore, but the man—who has not yet been identified—was found by members of the Lewisville Fire Department some time later.

He was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The officer was reportedly not injured in the incident.