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Body of 16-year-old drowning victim recovered at Pineview Reservoir

Pineview Reservoir
Posted at 8:15 AM, Jul 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 19:35:08-04

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — Crews from Weber County Search and Rescue on Monday recovered the body of a 16-year-old after a reported drowning at Pineview Reservoir.

The Weber County Sheriff's Office led the search effort, with assistance from the Utah Highway Patrol. K-9 teams, sonar boats, kayaks, divers, and drones were all used in the search effort.

READ: Fourth deadly drowning at Pineview Reservoir this summer sparks conversations about prevention

The search started around 5:45 p.m. Sunday and lasted until around 1:00 a.m. Monday. Crews started up the search again at 7:00 a.m. and the body was found around 2:30 p.m.

The teen's name has not yet been released.