GUNLOCK STATE PARK, Utah, June 1, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Searchers have recovered the body of a man who failed to resurface after jumping from a waterfall into the reservoir below Friday at Gunlock State Park.
The victim has been identified as Brandon Gary Johnson, 36, a Logan resident who had been working as a foreman in Washington County for the past four months.
“At this time, it appears that Johnson died from the impact,” said a statement from the Utah Department of Natural Resources, “however, the incident remains under investigation.”
Crews recovered the body Saturday morning, the statement said. Those participating in the operation included Utah State Parks Rangers, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Search and Rescue, and Bureau of Land Management law enforcement.
“The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation would like to thank the county and federal agencies who played a large part in the investigation and recovery and extends our condolences to the friends and family impacted by this incident.”