Salina teen drowns while swimming with friends

Salina teen drowns while swimming with friends

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SALINA -- A teenage boy drowned Thursday at Palisade Reservoir in central Utah.

Seventeen-year-old Rordan Bumgardner was swimming with four friends toward the docks when he began struggling. His friends tried to help him, but were unable to.

Search and Rescue crews found the teen about 30 minutes after receiving the 911 call for help.

He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

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