A 15-year-old St. George youth drowned at Gunlock Reservoir after being thrown from a boat when it was struck by a Sea-Doo personal watercraft.

Steven Saxton, the son of Russell and Janet Saxton, was thrown from a 20-foot Blue Water boat about noon Monday and drowned in 65 feet of water. Divers recovered the body at 7:20 p.m.Washington County deputy Rulon Jones said Saxton was not wearing a life jacket.

Seven others also were ejected from the boat.