RECREATION

Hiker dies shortly after being found in Holbrook Canyon

Nov 21, 2021, 1:01 PM
Bridal Veil hiker death...
A Department of Public Safety helicopter and crew along with members of the Utah County Search and Rescue work to secure and recover the body of an adult male from a very steep rock face west of Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon on Sunday, July 18, 2021. The man fell on Saturday afternoon while climbing with a juvenile who did not witness the accident. PHOTO CREDIT: Scott Winterton, Photojournalist, Deseret News

BOUNTIFUL, Utah — Hiker dies shortly after being found Sunday by search and rescue in Holbrook Canyon.

Stephanie Dinsmore, a spokesperson from the Davis County Sherrif’s Office says search and rescue were called at 19:30 on Saturday after the 58-year-old hiker had been missing for a while.

DPS helicopter and ground search and rescue worked together and were able to locate the missing hiker via GPS. They found him unconscious and call lifeflight, the hiker passed on the scene away before lifeflight arrived.

The search and rescue team carried the body off the mountain and cleared the area at 12:30 am.

The medical examiner is currently determining the cause of the death, no signs of body trauma were seen according to Dinsmore.

“We’re not exactly sure what led to it, if it was exposure or if there was an incident,” Dinsmore said.

The Sherrif’s office has not released the identity of the victim.

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Hiker dies shortly after being found in Holbrook Canyon