UPDATE: Officials at Zion National Park stated Thursday that rescue personnel had located the body of the final missing member of the group, bringing the total number of fatalities and bodies recovered to seven. Image courtesy Ventura County Sheriff's Office. Wednesday, officials in California identified one of those who was killed as Steve Arthur, a year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office.
Steve Arthur and his wife, Linda Arthur. Steve Arthur is listed among the six found dead thus far. Linda Arthur remains missing, according to the press release.
Posted by Spanish on Oct 29, in Uncategorized 4 comments. Steven Arthur Prettyman, 49, passed away Sunday, October, at home in Salem, Utah, after a courageous battle with colon cancer. They shared 23 years of love and adventures.
The couple who were killed in a fiery wreckage have been remembered as loving a loving couple who were dedicated to their children. Their eight-month-old son was pulled to safety before the vehicle burst into flames. The boy, who had been trapped into a child safety seat, was rushed to hospital in a critical condition.
Steve worked with his sister and brother in law in their own cleaning business. Marion worked in insurance, during her 11am break she would often see Steve as he went from job to job and regularly shared a joke or two. Marion and Steve had their first date on 23 February
Steve Arthur was killed while hiking with his wife, Linda, in Zion National Park in Utah when a series of flash floods hit the area. The sergeant was identified Wednesday as one of the six hikers killed in the Zion flooding. Dean said he loved the outdoors and collected river rocks.
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By that time, park officials say there was no way to reach them in time to alert them to the violent floodwaters coming their way. The canyon was still inaccessible, but teams started following its course and calling down to the missing hikers with no answer. The first body was found near the mouth of the canyon Tuesday afternoon, and a private canyoneering group came across the second an hour later.