ST. GEORGE — A 20-year-old Arizona man died in an apparent drowning in Gunlock Reservoir Wednesday afternoon.

Washington County Sheriff Lt. Shauna Jones said the man was swimming near a boat dock in the southeast area of the reservoir with two friends, believed to be Washington County residents, when he experienced trouble and went under water. The friends were not able to help the man and called for help about 4 p.m.

The man's body was recovered from the water about 6:30 p.m. He has not been identified, pending notification of his family.