Bystanders immediately searched, but were unable to locate him. The National Park Service, Coconino County Sheriff's Office and Utah State Parks responded to the scene and searched the area.
Due to the water depth in excess of 150 feet, a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) was dispatched to the area. Search efforts continued through the evening hours of October 9 and extended to the following day. The interagency search continues with vessels, dive team, ROV specialists, and law enforcement.
The incident is currently under investigation by the National Park Service and Coconino County Sheriff's Office.
Last updated: October 11, 2015