St. George Man Dies In Zion Park Canyoneering Accident

St. George Man Dies In Zion Park
Louis Johnson died in a canyoneering accident in Zions National Park Friday afternoon. Photo Courtesy: Louis Johnson Facebook

ZIONS NATIONAL PARK, UTAH РOctober 4, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) РA St. George man has died after a canyoneering accident in Zion National Park Friday afternoon.

According to Washington County Sheriff’s Office personnel,¬†50-year-old Christian Louis Johnson suffered fatal injuries just after his first rappel into the canyon around 1 p.m.

Johnson was canyoneering with his husband, Everett Boutillet, and two other individuals when the accident happened.

Park Rangers were able to locate and recover his body several hours later.

The cause of the accident is not clear at this time.

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