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Minnesota Man Found Dead Near Utah Hiking Trail

GRAND COUNTY AUTHORITIES SAY, A 66-YEAR-OLD MINNESOTA MAN HAS BEEN FOUND DEAD, NEAR A POPULAR HIKING TRAIL, OUTSIDE MOAB.

THE BODY OF ROBERT BERGQUIST IS NOW AT THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE.

THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS NOT IMMEDIATELY KNOWN.

SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES RECEIVED A REPORT, BERGQUIST HAD NOT RETURNED -- TO HIS MOAB MOTEL -- AFTER GOING ON A HIKE.

OFFICIALS SAY HIS JEEP WAS FOUND IN THE HIKING TRAIL PARKING LOT.

HIS BODY WAS AIRLIFTED OUT OF THE AREA.

 

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