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Police confirm identity of missing Merrill teen

by Jessica Sirls

MERRILL (WAOW) -- In a press conference, Friday, Merrill police confirm the identity of a Merrill teen who went missing while swimming Thursday night.

Lydia Trostle, 17, was with a friend in the Wisconsin River when they decided to make their way to the skate park, according to authorities.

Trostle and her friend attempted to float down river on a log when it overturned and Trostle has been missing ever since.

The Merrill Police Department and Fire Department are conducting the search. The Onedia, Tomahawk and Marathon County Dive teams are also aiding search operations.

Online Reporter: Kelsi Schindler

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