Unified Police: Rescue underway after hiker falls 30 feet, suffers head injuries in Neffs Canyon

LifeFlight medical helicopter. File photo: Gephardt Daily/Patrick Benedict

NEFFS CANYON, Salt Lake County, Utah, Sept. 5, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — A rescue attempt is underway in Neffs Canyon after a hiker fell an estimated 30 feet.

Unified Police Detective Arlan Bennett told Gephardt Daily at about 11:45 a.m. Monday that a 22-year-old, believed to be a male, had suffered head injuries.

Life Flight was not yet at the scene the detective said at the time of the interview.

Bennett said he will provide Gephardt Daily with more information as the operation progresses.

The red pin shows the mouth of Neffs Canyon. Photo: Google Maps


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