Utah Department of Public Safety

Man dies in BASE jumping incident on Highway 128


A 27-year-old New Mexico man died in a BASE jumping incident at about 6 p.m. Thursday near Updraft Arch at milepost 1 on Highway 128. The Grand County Sheriff’s office in a statement on social media said Jesus Miguel Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the 911 caller, Diaz’s chut failed to deploy. Search and Rescue members […]

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DPS helicopter crew rescues Parriott Mesa climbers

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ithin minutes the subject was hoisted into the helicopter and brought down to the fire station parking lot where a Grand County EMS ambulance was waiting.