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Body of a Midvale man found in Flaming Gorge late Saturday night

Sep 11, 2022, 2:56 PM
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DAGGETT COUNTY, Utah — The body of a man was discovered in Flaming Gorge at around 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Daggett County Sheriff Erik Bailey says the man is a white male in his mid-30s from Midvale.

In addition to this, Bailey says the body was recovered with the assistance of the state park’s remotely operated vehicle, which dives deeper than divers can. The body was found in the lake at a depth of 153 feet.

It has been sent to the medical examiner’s office to determine an official cause of death.

The man’s identity has not been released at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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