Teen Drowns at Kanopolis Lake

A teenage boy has drowned at an area lake.

Authorities tell KSAL News that the teen was swimming at the South Shore swimming area at Kanopolis Lake Saturday afternoon. He went underwater, and did not resurface.

The teen was pulled from the water a short time later. He was transported to the hospital in Ellsworth, where he was pronounced dead.

Wichita television station KWCH reports that the teen has been identified as 17-year-old Trevor Blair.