Search underway for missing Avon teen near Gore Canyon

By Lance Maggart

A 19-year-old Avon man went missing Wednesday night in Grand County near the entrance to the Gore Canyon on the Colorado River, near the Applesauce/Fisherman’s Nightmare Rapids.County authorities were actively searching for the man throughout Thursday conducting searches from the air, ground, river and local railroad tracks. Officials from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) confirmed the search operations Thursday afternoon, which included an extensive helicopter search of the area with kayakers and rafters assisting authorities from the river.According to Lt. Dan Mayer, GCSO Public Information Officer, the missing teen was camping in the Gore Canyon area with a friend …

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