SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 16, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A man and a woman in a Tesla driving west on 11th Avenue suffered traumatic injuries Wednesday night when the car plunged down the steep incline into Memory Grove Park. The accident happened at about 10:30 p.m., Battalion Chief Dan...
A man and woman were injured late Wednesday after a high-speed crash into City Creek Canyon, police said. Another woman was killed after being hit while walking in the road in a separate incident. (Jay Hancock, KSL-TV) SALT LAKE CITY — One person was killed and two were critically injured in two separate crashes late Wednesday in Salt Lake City, police said.
Search and rescue crews recovered the body of a hiker Sunday afternoon in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 14, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews assisted an injured hiker in Sandy’s Bell Canyon Monday night. Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue was called out at approximately 8:30 p.m. to help with a hiker with a lower leg injury in Bell Canyon’s lower falls.
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Andrew Acuff, 26, was killed while hiking between Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood canyons this weekend. Search and rescue crews had to access the area by helicopter. Members of the rescue crew say the route he was on has been becoming more and more popular. But it’s incredibly difficult.
SANDY, Utah (KUTV) — A 26-year-old man died after falling 200 feet while hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Search and rescue crews from the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene just after 11 a.m. Sunday. Officials said a group was crossing the Cottonwood Ridge Traverse when...
Rescue crews work to locate and recover the body of a fallen hiker in Little Cottonwood Canyon on Sunday. (Scott Winterton, Deseret News) — LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON — Police have identified a Salt Lake man who died Sunday after falling about 200 feet near O'Sullivan Peak in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
UPDATE (8:27 pm) Police have identified the 26-year-old man who died while climbing an extremely challenging trail in Little Cottonwood Canyon Sunday afternoon. Sgt. Melody Cutler, Unified Police, said the body of Andrew Acuff was recovered by search and rescue crews earlier Sunday afternoon after falling an estimated 200 feet.
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LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah, Sept. 12, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The body of a hiker was recovered Sunday after it was spotted and called in by group of hikers in Little Cottonwood Canyon. The victim, whose name, age and gender have not been released, fell while on the east face...
TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A family was displaced and a woman was critically injured when a car crashed into a home following a police chase through parts of Salt Lake County. Chief Brady Cottam with the Taylorsville Police Department said officers noticed the vehicle, which was reported stolen by Murray police, Wednesday morning.
FARMINGTON, Utah — Lagoon Amusement Park is facing a lawsuit after a Salt Lake County man said his foot was maimed on a rollercoaster. Mathew Christensen, a paraplegic, went to Lagoon with his family last year in October. Attorneys said he traveled around the park in his wheelchair that day...
SALT LAKE COUNTY — Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol asked drivers to please be careful after a crash Saturday night that they said “could have been much worse.”. It happened on westbound Interstate 80 to the westbound state Route 201 ramp. Trooper Andrew Battenfield with UHP said the driver...
SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue teams rescued two lost hikers who "took some bad advice" and were unable to climb back down Lone Peak mountain. Officials said the rescue took approximately three and a half hours starting with a callout time of...
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A pair of lost hikers were rescued early Sunday morning after being trapped in a mountain drainage. The hikers were discovered in the Little Willow drainage area of Lone Peak in the Wasatch Mountains, according to the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SLCOSAR).