18-year-old man dies at Lake Mead National Recreation Area

An 18-year-old man died while swimming at Lake Mead National Recreation Area on Saturday.

The teen was reported missing about 4 p.m. after swimming at Gregg’s Hideout, Lake Mead National Recreation Area spokeswoman Chelsea Kennedy said in a statement.

The Bullhead City Dive Team found him about 10:20 a.m. Sunday near the point where he was last seen. He was not wearing a life jacket, Kennedy said.

The incident is under investigation. The Mohave County medical examiner has not identified the man or determined his cause of death.

Contact Bianca Cseke at or 702-383-0381. Follow @biancacseke1 on Twitter.

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