St. Anthony — The drowning victim who died on Saturday, left behind a wife and a two-month-old baby girl, reported Fremont County Sheriff Len Humphries on Sunday.
Humphries reported that Dallon Hill had been visiting his parents and other family members at Twin Groves when the drowning occurred.
“He grew up there. He had been swimming there many times as a kid. He did jump off the bridge,” Humphries said.
Family members unsuccessfully attempted to rescue Mr. Hill and contacted Fremont County Search and Rescue for help.
“Search and Rescue had divers in the water real quickly. One of them found (Mr. Hill) 80 yards down stream from the bridge,” the Sheriff said.
It wasn’t known what caused Mr. Hill to lose his ability to return to the water’s surface.
“It’s certainly been a sad time for the family,” Humphries said.
ST. ANTHONY — A 23-year-old man drowned near Fun Farm Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday.
The Fremont County Sheriff’s office identified the man as Dallon Hill.
According to a Fremont County Sheriff’s Office press release, dispatchers received a call that a man, who had jumped off of the Fun Farm Bridge, failed to resurface.
“Multiple law enforcement responded to the scene. Search and rescue crews were also called to the scene and were in the water within minutes of the initial call,” said the Sheriff’s office in a press release.
At about 9:45, A Search and Rescue dive member found Hill’s body and managed to pull him out of the water and into an awaiting boat.
“Hill was transported to the shore where he was pronounced deceased,” said the press release.
Fremont County Sheriff’s office, St. Anthony Police, Idaho Fish and Game, Life Flight and Fremont County Search and Rescue assisted in the search.
As more information is provided, the Standard Journal will update this story.