- Associated Press - Monday, June 8, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A 17-year-old boy who went under while trying to swim across the Lewis River in Woodland has been found dead.

The Oregonian reports (https://bit.ly/1FE34Ej ) that Cowlitz County Sheriff’s officials say the boy was swimming with two friends when he sank below the surface Sunday.

Divers from the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body after divers from Cowlitz County had searched for several hours and needed assistance.

The name of the boy has not yet been released.


Information from: The Oregonian, https://www.oregonlive.com

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