Drowning in Hyalite Canyon Reservoir

On August 7th the Gallatin County sheriffs office, Hyalite fire department, AMR and REACH AIR were dispatched to the Hyalite canyon reservoir.

The Sheriff’s Office had received a report of a five-year-old child who had drowned. The child had been underwater for a short period of time before family members and bystanders located him. Resuscitation efforts were immediately initiated and continued until the child was pronounced deceased at Bozeman Deaconess Health Services.

The parents and siblings were from out of state and were visiting the area. The Sheriff’s Office and other responders would like to express their condolences to the family.

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