The search for a 6-year-old boy who was washed away in a flood in Hildale, Utah, has been been suspended and non-local resources have returned to their jurisdictions, according to the Washington County Emergency Services.
Outside resources left the search area Sunday night and local search crews will resume searching with dog teams either this weekend or next, the agency wrote Monday evening on its Facebook page.
Search and rescue volunteers over the weekend combed high probability areas for Tyson Lucas Black, who is presumed to be dead. The flood that swept Tyson away from his family on Sept. 14 also killed his mother, two other women and nine other children.
Hildale Fire Chief Kevin Barlow said searchers could return to the Utah-Arizona line this weekend to search a 12-mile stretch of wash where Tyson Lucas Black’s body may be buried, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday.
Seven more people who were hiking in Keyhole Canyon in Zion National Park also were killed in the flooding. One of the hikers was from Mesquite and the other six were from California.
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