Scout drowns in Bear Lake during scuba activity

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a 12-year-old Boy Scout has drowned during a scuba diving outing at northern Utah’s Bear Lake.Vic Rowberry of the Boy Scouts’ Great Salt Lake Council says the Las Vegas boy was in about 15 feet of water when he disappeared on Wednesday. He was found after a 30 minute search.Troop leaders performed CPR on the boy until paramedics arrived. The boy was later pronounced dead at a Logan hospital.Rowberry says the boy and his troop were at the Bear Lake Aquatics Base scout camp on the east side of the lake.He says scouts get a training class and must be experienced swimmers before being allowed to dive.Officials have not released the boy’s name.

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