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Deceased Back Country Traveler Found

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Another deceased person was discovered in the Wind River Mountains northeast of Pinedale Saturday.  According to the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, 71 year-old Randall Strand of Bountiful, Utah had been horse packing and camping in the mountains near Spruce Lake.  Sheriff’s officials were notified late Saturday by a wrangler employed by a local outfitter that he had discovered Strand’s body near his camp.  Search and Rescue and medical personnel were flown by helicopter to the scene and found Strand to be deceased.  There is no immediate word on the cause of death other than it is deemed to have been accidental.

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