30-year-old Sheridan resident Paul Smith died Saturday after an accident on Little Goose Creek in the Big Horn Mountains.
The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at approximately 1:30 Saturday afternoon regarding an ATV accident on Little Goose Creek at the end of Forest Service Road #315. Sheriff's Lieutenant Mark Conrad explains the incident that led to the fatality.
Conrad says that once they learned the details of the incident, a search for the individual began immediately.
The Sheridan County Coroner's Office has confirmed that the cause of death was due to drowning.