Emery County Sheriff’s Office Press Release
JUNE 12, 2018: The body of a 48-year-old Carbon County man was recovered from the Swinging Bridge area yesterday afternoon with the assistance of the State DPS helicopter. ECSO Dispatch Center received a call yesterday 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. ECSO personnel and Emery County Search and Rescue Team members responded to search the steep, rugged area around the camp. The DPS helicopter was called to assist, but was on another mission. Ground crews continued to search until the helicopter arrived. The helicopter crew located the missing man’s body in rugged terrain and utilized their hoist in the recovery.