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FILE - A 48-year-old man was found deceased Monday in the Swinging Bridge area near Buckhorn Wash after he'd gone missing from his camp, police said.

CASTLE DALE, Emery County — A 48-year-old man was found deceased Monday in the Swinging Bridge area near Buckhorn Wash after he'd gone missing from his camp, police said.

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On Monday morning, emergency responders and search and rescue workers were called by the man's friend, who said that he had left camp about midnight for a hike and hadn't returned, according to the Emery County Sheriff's Office.

The search for the man began in a "steep, rugged area around the camp," the office said. The man's body was found and recovered by a rescue helicopter in the "rugged terrain."

The name of the man and information about what caused his death was not immediately released.