Boy Drowns in Utah Lake

Boy Drowns in Utah Lake

There are 2 comments on the BYU News Net story from Aug 9, 2007, titled Boy Drowns in Utah Lake. In it, BYU News Net reports that:

“Even if you are swimming off a boat or off the shore, wear a life preserver”

Police released the name of 15-year-old boy who drowned in Utah Lake Tuesday. Colby Crosby, of Lakeshore, was fishing with his little brother and sister when he decided to swim from the south jetty to the north ... via BYU News Net

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dirtfishbait

United States

#1 Sep 19, 2007
I've been around this Utah Lake for nearly 40 years, mostly fishing and I can say this has to be one of the most dangerous places to be when the weather changes. The wind will start to blow at any time and because the lake is so shallow , it will cause huge waves instantly and make a really scary boat ride. Not a good place to be but makes for excellent Walleye fishing.
SRB

Salt Lake City, UT

#2 Apr 4, 2013
the 15 year old was my friend... i miss him. :(

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