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Presumed drowning reported at Natural Bridge Falls near Big Timber

Presumed drowning reported at Natural Bridge Falls near Big Timber
Posted at 11:46 AM, May 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-19 13:46:52-04

A two-day search for a person who fell into the water and is presumed drowned near Natural Bridge Falls near Big Timber has been suspended, authorities said Monday.

The Sweet Grass County Sheriff’s Office and Sweet Grass County Search and Rescue responded Sunday to reports of the fall and continued searching until 5 p.m. Monday.

They were joined by the U.S. Water Dive Team from Billings. The Natural Bridge area closed to recreation during the search.

Passive search efforts will continue through the coming weeks.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of the family.