CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) -- A teenager who couldn't swim has drowned trying to save three friends who were struggling to stay above the water at a South Carolina lake.

Authorities told multiple media outlets that divers found 19-year-old Wesley Williams about 20 minutes after he went under at Kendall Lake in Camden on Thursday afternoon, but he could not be resuscitated.

Investigators say Williams went to the lake with his girlfriend and two others and tried to save the women when they got into water that was too deep.

A second man was able to save the women, who did not have serious injuries.

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