Malta youth drowns in Bear Paw Lake
July 15, 2002
A Malta teenager drowned while swimming with friends at Bear Paw Lake in Beaver Creek Park Friday afternoon.
Kyle Lee Tuma, 17, was on a camping and fishing trip at the lake 18 miles south of Havre when the fatal accident occurred, authorities said.
The Hill County Sheriff's Office received a call to respond to Bear Paw Lake at 4:42 p.m. Friday, according to Sheriff and coroner Greg Szudera. Hill County rescue officials were already on the scene when deputies arrived, Szudera said.
"Two deputies responded, and when they got to the location they were loading him into the ambulance," Szudera...