UPDATE: Missing man in Payson Canyon found

Jul 30, 2022, 3:00 PM | Updated: Aug 2, 2022, 10:08 am
Missing man in Payson Canyon...
Search and rescue are still looking for a missing man in Payson Canyon (David Kenison)
(David Kenison)

Update July 31, 2022 12:15 p.m.

Walker was found today after he flagged down a motorist and got a ride to a command post. He was found in a healthy condition despite weakness from not eating or drinking for nearly two days.

Original Coverage

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah County Sheriff’s office identified the missing man as Daniel Kory Walker, of Spanish Fork. The Western States Aerial Search is conducting a drone search of the Payson Canyon area near Walker’s car. Ground search will resume Sunday morning. 



July 30, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

Since mid-day Friday, Utah County Sheriff’s office, UCSO, says a 52-year-old-man has been missing. 

Sgt. Spencer Cannon with the UCSO said they have reason to believe the missing man is in the Payson Canyon. Sgt. Cannon says they’ve located the missing man’s car and are not releasing his name at this time. 

Furthermore, Cannon reports the Terrain is difficult in the canyon. There are teams on foot and a Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter to shuttle personnel up the mountain. The search continues to locate the man. 


Chandler Holt contributed to this report


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UPDATE: Missing man in Payson Canyon found