(KUTV) — The body of a 48-year-old Carbon County man was recovered on Monday from the Swinging Bridge area in Emery County, according to Emery County Sheriff’s Facebook page.
Dispatchers received a call Monday morning from a man stating that his friend had walked away from camp around midnight to go for a night hike and had not returned, the post states.
Search and rescue crews responded and searched the steep, rugged area around the camp for hours.
A DPS helicopter was brought in to assist.
The helicopter crew located the missing man's body in ‘rugged’ terrain.
The name of the deceased man was not immediately available.