LAYTON -- Law enforcement members from across the country are expected to pay their respects to a Utah Highway Patrol trooper who died during a search and rescue accident.
Funeral services for Aaron R. Beesley of Bear River City are set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Northridge High School in Layton.
The 34-year-old trooper lost his footing while trying to retrieve a medical backpack that rolled over the edge of a cliff during the June 30 rescue on Mount Olympus.
A public viewing is set for 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the high school and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday.
Funeral services will be followed by a public procession and interment at West Point Memorial Cemetery in West Point.
Beesley leaves behind a wife and three young sons.