kgw.com | Father who drowned while trying to save son was a high …

The Fort Collins father who drowned in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday trying to rescue his son, who remains missing, was a Fossil Ridge High School teacher, school district officials confirmed Friday.

U.S. Coast Guard crews located Robert Joseph Allen, 50, after his wife called 911. Seventeen year-old Samuel Vicente Allen could not be located and is presumed dead. Coast Guard officials said they made the hard decision to suspend the search Thursday.

More: Search suspended for teen swept out to sea on Oregon Coast

A father and teacher, Joe Allen had taught 10 years at Fossil

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