TearDropArch3/13/13

PRESS RELEASE

 

NATURE OF INCIDENT: Repelling Accident

 

TIME:21:21               DATE: 3/13/2013

 

LOCATION OF OCCURANCE: Tear Drop Arch

 

VICTIMS OR PERSONS INVOLVED:

NAME:                                                                           AGE             HOMETOWN & STATE

Zachary John Taylor 20 Moab, Utah
     
     
     

 

HOW DID IT HAPPEN: 

 

On March 13, 2013 Grand County Dispatch received a call that a group was at Tear Drop Arch repelling and one of the party had fell.  Grand County Sheriff Deputies, Grand County Ambulance and Grand County Search and Rescue responded, finding Zachary Taylor has succumbed to his injuries.

Utah Highway Patrol’s Helicopter was brought in to assist in the recovery as the location is remote and inaccessible by vehicle.

 

INJURIES: Fatal                                

TAKEN WHERE        Spanish Valley Mortuary                  

 

                                                     

Lt. Kim Neal