Boy, 10, suffers fatal scuba diving accident in Tooele County

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, July 4, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A 10-year-old boy died Wednesday after a scuba diving accident in Tooele County’s Blue Lake.

According to information from the Tooele County Sheriff’s Office, the boy was with his father, a certified diver, but the boy was not certified. The Utah Office of the Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy.

Blue Lake, located about 24 miles south of Wendover, just over the Nevada-Utah border on the Utah side, is a popular fishing and scuba diving area.

At its deepest, blue lake is 58 feet deep, according to multiple diving information sites.

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