Teen drowns on Page High School trip to Lake Powell

Lake Powell, Arizona.

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Lake Powell, Arizona.

PAGE, Ariz. — A 15-year-old boy drowned during a visit to Lake Powell with a group from his high school.

The National Park Service says the Page High School student drowned Aug. 16 at Swim Beach on the western edge of the lake that spans the Arizona-Utah border.

The teen’s name was not released.

The Kane County Sheriff’s Office in Utah is investigating. The state medical examiner will conduct an autopsy in Salt Lake City.

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