UPDATE: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023; 6:45 a.m.
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) — After a long and desperate overnight search, police recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy who fell through the ice at the Settlement Canyon Reservoir on Monday evening. The boy’s body was found just after midnight on Tuesday morning.
Ice conditions reportedly made the search difficult as an officer also fell through the ice during the search. The officer was able to be pulled out of the ice and is safe.
“The later in the year it gets and when we have these warmer temperatures where it’s in the 30s and 40s, it does start to melt that ice a little bit,” Tooele Police Department Lt. Jeremy Hansen told ABC4. “Always be cautious going out on the ice. It’s very dangerous.”
At this time there are limited details on who the 14-year-old boy was as officials work to inform his family.
Several agencies worked to rescue the boy.
ORIGINAL STORY: 14-year-old boy missing after falling through ice at Tooele County reservoir
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) — A 14-year-old boy is missing after he fell through the ice at the Settlement Canyon Reservoir Monday evening.
According to Lt. Jeremy Hansen with the Tooele Police Department, three boys aged 18, 16 and 14 were out on the ice at the Settlement Canyon Reservoir when two of them fell through. The 18-year-old boy was able to come out of the water and get a local citizen to call 911 while the 14-year-old went under.
Police were notified about the incident around 7 p.m. and began searching for the 14-year-old boy who went under the ice. The other two teens were transported to a local hospital.
Crews from the Tooele County Search and Rescue, Utah Department of Public Safety and Tooele City Fire Department have joined the search for the 14-year-old.
The DPS Dive Team is developing a plan to locate the boy, Hansen said.
This is a developing story. Check back as more information becomes available.