The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the death of 18-year-old Kwatez Hardrick, who drowned in Vadercook Lake Monday afternoon. Witnesses told deputies a man was having trouble staying above water at the edge of the swimming area in the lake in Summit Township. Deputies, firefighters, conservation officers, a University of Michigan Hospital helicopter and volunteers searched the water until finding him. Paramedics performed life-saving procedures on him while he was taken to Allegiance Hospital, where Hardrick was pronounced dead. It's not clear what happened to Hardrick that caused him to go under. Stay with News 10 and wilx.com for more details as they become available.