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Missing hiker found dead near Horsetail Falls identified

Crews search for woman after hikers find phone footage of her drifting away in river
Posted at 12:18 PM, Jun 08, 2024

ALPINE, Utah — A missing hiker was found dead on the Horsetail Falls Trail, Utah County Sheriff's Office confirmed late Saturday morning.

The individual was later identified by officials as 19-year-old Cynthia Ann Grimwood, from Springville, Utah.

According to Sgt. Garrett Dutson, search-and-rescue crews located the body of Grimwood just after 11:00 a.m.

The search began Friday afternoon after hikers found a phone that contained video of a young woman walking into a river nearby.