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22-year-old man dies after fall in Neffs Canyon



Salt Lake County, Utah — While hiking in a Salt Lake area canyon on Monday morning, a man fell to his death.

According to Unified Police, the hiker, who was 22 years old, was in Neffs Canyon with a friend when he fell about 30 feet.

A search-and-rescue team and a medical helicopter were sent out. The man suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency responders attempted lifesaving measures.

The victim’s name was not released.

According to UPD, the fall appears accidental but is still being investigated.

Neffs Canyon is located between Millcreek and Big Cottonwood canyons, just above the Mount Olympus neighborhood.


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