Detroit teen drowns in Miners Lake in Ely, Minn.

- An 18-year-old man from Detroit drowned Monday afternoon in Miners Lake in Ely, Minnesota.

At about 3:50 p.m., authorities responded to a report of an 18-year-old male who had been swimming and disappeared under the water at Miners Lake.

According to authorities, the teen had been swimming with a group of friends near the boat landing on the north side of the lake. Responders found him about 20 minutes later and pulled him to shore.

They performed life-saving measure and transported the teen to the hospital. Despite continued life-saving efforts, the teen died.

The incident remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.

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