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15-year old Page HS Drowning Victim Identified

15-year old Page HS Drowning Victim Identified
August 19
15:00 2019

(PLEASE NOTE: A dinner in Lance’s honor is Saturday 5 – 8 PM at the high school. If you’ve seen the flyer, the time is incorrect)

Monday afternoon the Kane County Sheriff’s Office in Kanab released the name of the drowning victim who died on Friday at Wahweap Beach. He is 15-year old Page High School student Lance Argyle, who was reportedly swimming with classmates, some parents and a few school employees on Friday.

A GoFundMe page has been set-up for Lance’s family. It is:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/lance-argyl039s-funeral-expenses?fbclid=IwAR19i6Vh2pkSwU3rH-GMxUaOW4Wbnxf7WASeC3Ol8F74X_vMH7RQGpbiG1w

Here is our original story from Saturday…

Fatality at Wahweap Swim Beach on Lake Powell…..second time in a week!

PAGE, Arizona – National Park Service (NPS) Dispatch at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area received a report at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16 of a missing person and presumed to have drowned at Swim Beach on Lake Powell. Swim Beach is located in the Wahweap District of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area near Page, Arizona, at the Utah/Arizona state line.

The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Dive Team recovered the body of a 15-year-old male from Page, Arizona.

He was at Swim Beach with a group from the Page High School.  Assisting at the scene were NPS Rangers, the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Dive Team, Kane County Sheriff’s Office and Coconino County Sheriff’s Office. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Kane County Medical Investigator and transported to the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office in Salt Lake City for an autopsy.

The incident is under investigation by the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, National Park Service, and the Kane County Medical Investigator.

Just last Sunday a 31-year old Arizona man is presumed to have drowned at the same beach.

15-year old Page HS Drowning Victim Identified - overview

Summary: A 15-year old Page male is presumed to have drowned in Lake Powell

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