Teen Drowns In Local Lake

Town of Molitor (WQOW) - A 17-year-old male dies while swimming with friends.

It happened at the Sacketts Lake Beach area in Taylor County. Sean M. Ried of Colby was reported missing around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday night. Reid's was found about an hour later.

According to investigation reports, Ried was swimming with friends and went into distress calling for help, and then went under water. No foul play is suspected. Ried was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Taylor County Sheriff's Department, Medford Police Department, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Medford Fire Department, Medford Ambulance Service and the Spirit Air out of Marshfield all responded to the scene.