Crews recover body of victim whose vehicle dropped 600 feet in Garfield County

Crews in Garfield County have recovered the body of a victim from a vehicle that fell 600 feet. Photo: Garfield County Sheriff's Office.

GARFIELD COUNTY, Utah, Aug. 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The body of a victim whose vehicle went off a ledge in Garfield County has been recovered, according to a tweet from Sheriff Danny Perkins.

“Spent the day yesterday with deputies, Park Rangers and volunteers extricating a body from this vehicle that fell 600 feet off a ledge into Lake Powell near Hite Marina,” says the tweet, issued at 12:03 p.m. Tuesday.

“This is still under investigation… thank you for all who assisted.”

Gephardt Daily will have more information as details are released.


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