Search continues for two brothers missing at Strawberry Reservoir since Friday

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WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The search has continued Sunday for two brothers who went missing Friday after an unoccupied boat that was noticed on Strawberry Reservoir was reported to law enforcement.

Authorities said they have no new updates but they have still been searching for James “Jim” Gardiner, 70, of Salem, and Mark Gardiner, 61, of Pleasant Grove.

An update will be provided once more information becomes available.

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WASATCH COUNTY (ABC4 News) – The Wasatch County Sheriff identified two brothers missing at Strawberry Reservoir.

Sheriff Jared Rigby said Friday evening, crews are looking for James “Jim” Gardiner, 70, of Salem, and Mark Gardiner, 61, of Pleasant Grove.

Search and rescue crews were deployed Thursday after an unoccupied boat was noticed on Strawberry Reservoir.

The Gardiner brothers are believed to have been on the boat but authorities have not been able to find them.

Courtesy of Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office

Wasatch County Search and Rescue, Utah State Parks and Recreation, the Utah Department of Public Safety Helicopter Team, and Summit and Utah counties are helping with the search.

Wasatch County said it received a 911 call reporting the unoccupied boat around 2:30 p.m.

The caller told officials that the boat was still running and it “looked like it had drifted to shore.”

Deputies and state park rangers responded to the area. When they were unable to locate the two men, they called for additional resources.

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