Rain postponed Sunday’s search for a swimmer in Cayuga Lake, near Myer’s point in Lansing, Tompkins County.
The man was on a boat and jumped in to help a struggling swimmer.
She made it back to the boat, he didn’t, according to firefighters.
Ithaca and four other fire companies were joined by Cayuga County and State Police divers.
The search began late Saturday afternoon and ended early Sunday overnight.