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37-year-old man drowns at Pineview Reservoir

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HUNTSVILLE — A 37-year-old man drowned at Pineview Reservoir Sunday afternoon, police said.

The man swam out to retrieve his son who had floated out into the water with a floatation device, but was unable to reach the child and went under the water, Weber County Sheriff's Office said.

A bystander helped the child but couldn't find the 37-year-old.

Search and rescue crews located the man's body at 3:50 p.m.

The man's name has not been released, pending notification of the family.

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Lisi Merkley is a news producer for Prior to joining KSL in May 2021, she was editor in chief of The Daily Universe at Brigham Young University, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications and Spanish.


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