Man, 61, found drowned in Pineview Reservoir

Port Ramp, Pineview Reservoir. File photo:

PINEVIEW RESERVOIR, Weber County, Utah, May 15, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The body of a man was found Saturday afternoon in the Pineview Reservoir.

“At 4:01 today, a deputy in the area of Port Ramp was notified of a possible drowning,” says a statement issued at 6:17 p.m. by the Weber County Sheriff’s Office.

“A 61-year-old male was observed, facedown in the water. Bystanders were able to get the male out of the water and began life-saving efforts. Deputies and Weber Fire continued life-saving efforts, however, the male passed.”

Investigators remained on the scene Saturday evening, the statement says.

“The male’s identity is not being revealed at this time, pending notification of family.”

Gephardt Daily will have more information as details become available.


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