A Salt Lake Valley resident has died as the result of a rafting accident on the Weber River near Henefer. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office noted that it’s still runoff season in the area.
Sheriff’s Lt. Andrew Wright said the fatality was identified as 69-year-old Steven Devroom of Sandy.
He said the call about the accident came on Thursday the 28th, just after 1 p.m.
The mishap involved two rafts with four people, including Devroom, his 22-year-old son, and two grandchildren, one of them a 12-year-old girl, according to available information.