Authorities have released the name of a Minnesota teen who drowned at a state park in western Iowa near Harlan. The dead boy is identified as 17-year-old Gavin Ston of Kasson, Minnesota. He was swimming with two cousins at the beach at Prairie Rose State Park when he went under.
The other boys made it out safely, but Ston drowned. Ston went under at about 1:15 Tuesday afternoon; his body was found about two hours later after a search by divers from several agencies in western Iowa. This is the second drowning this year at Prairie Rose. The first drowning happened February 21st when a 69-year-old man from Council Bluffs drowned after he fell through the ice while ice-fishing at the park.