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Teen drowns during swim with friends in Guthrie

GUTHRIE, Okla. – A teen boy drowns after a swim with friends in Guthrie.

Police said he boy went under at about 5 p.m. Monday.

The 14-year-old boy was swimming to a valve out in the lake.

Lt. Mark Bruning with Guthrie Police said it was a dangerous undertaking.

“The water is extremely cold,” he said. “We don’t recommend that at any time of year because it’s a pretty good swim let alone when the water is cold. Plus, we don’t know what kind of swimmer he was. “

Rescue crews and divers looked for almost two hours and found the body in the water.

The victim’s name has not been released.