Man dies after jumping into bonfire during Element 11 festival

Published 07/13 2014 05:23PM

Updated 07/14 2014 07:09AM

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) -- A man is dead after he jumped into a bonfire Saturday night during the Element 11 festival in Utah's West Desert.

Grantsville Police Officer Alison Peterson confirmed the death but said the incident was still under investigation Sunday. Police are working on notifying the man's next of kin and have not released his identity.

The Element 11 festival is a yearly gathering in Utah that celebrates creativity and self expression in the same style as the yearly Burning Man festival in Nevada.

ABC 4 Utah will have more on this developing story.

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