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Body of South Jordan teen paddleboarder found in Sand Hollow Reservoir

Aug 3, 2023, 4:55 PM | Updated: 6:33 pm

The shoreline and mountains of Sand Hollow State Park are pictured....

FILE: The shoreline and mountains of Sand Hollow State Park are pictured.An 18-year-old male drowned at Sand Hollow Saturday afternoon. Park officials are encouraging everyone to wear a life vest. (Sand Hollow State Park)

(Sand Hollow State Park)

HURRICANE, Utah — Crews have recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who fell into the water while paddleboarding at Sand Hollow State Park on Thursday, and never resurfaced.


 

Utah State Parks representative Devan Chavez confirmed they received an emergency call around 10 a.m. The teen, identified as Landon Crook from South Jordan, was last seen on South Beach at the south end of Sand Hollow State Park.

He’d been paddleboarding with family members according to Chavez

Search and rescue crews from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office worked along with State Parks officials to find Crook. His body was found Thursday around noon in 25 feet of water with a surface temperature of 80 degrees.

Officials said Crook was not wearing a life jacket. It is unknown whether a life jacket was on the paddleboard. 

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Body of South Jordan teen paddleboarder found in Sand Hollow Reservoir