VAIL, Colo. — The Latest on man who went missing after diving into popular Colorado reservoir (all times local):

7:55 p.m.

Authorities have recovered the body of a man who went missing after diving from a popular rock into a north-central Colorado reservoir.

Summit County sheriff’s officials say the 27-year-old man was found Wednesday about 70 feet below the surface of the Green Mountain Reservoir. His name has not been released.

Authorities were called late Tuesday afternoon after witnesses said the man did not resurface after diving into the water. Search crews used a boat with sonar to find the body.


1:50 p.m.

A man is missing and presumed drowned after diving from a popular rock into a north-central Colorado reservoir and failing to surface.

Summit County officials were notified of the accident at Green Mountain Reservoir about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. Others with the missing man began searching for him immediately.

Deputies arrived at about 5 p.m. and interviewed witnesses and searched the area where the man was last seen.

Additional searchers with a boat and sonar equipment arrived at about 6:30 p.m. The man’s body had not been located as of Wednesday afternoon.

The man’s name, age and hometown have not been released.

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