22-Year-Old Leader Drowns While Rescuing a Boy Scout

by | Jul. 19, 2018

Mormon Life

Salem Police have identified the Scout leader who drowned as 22-year-old Wesley Robert Kratzer of Orem.

Police confirm a Boy Scout leader has died in an apparent drowning at Salem Pond while trying to rescue a Scout who was struggling in the water.

A 22-year-old Utah County Scout Master went in to the water to rescue a scout who was struggling. He was able to get the kid safely to shore but he went under and never came back up, said Salem Police Department.

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