At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, The park was notified of a missing hiker in the Angels Landing area.

A joint investigation by Zion National Park and Washington County Sherriff’s Office is underway.

A Search and Rescue team started the search at daybreak this morning.

The body they located below Angels Landing is consistent with the age and gender of the hiker reported missing.

Further information will be released once a positive identification is made and the family is notified.


Authorities searching for individual that reportedly fell from Angels Landing trail

At approximately 7:40 pm last evening the Sheriff's Office was contacted by the Zion National Park Rangers regarding reports of an individual who fell from the Angels Landing trail.

Investigators are working alongside the park rangers to verify the information and locate the possible victim.

Additional details will be available later this morning.

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