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BOX ELDER FISHING CAMP FIGHT ENDS IN DEATH OF 1 MAN; SHERIFF CONTINUES INVESTIGATION

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Investigation is continuing into the death of a man following a fight at a brine shrimp fishing camp on the west side of the Great Salt Lake in Box Elder County.

The man, whose identity is being withheld by the Box Elder sheriff, was apparently killed during a fight early Thursday morning on Hogup Mountain, about 10 miles north of the West Desert Pumping Project, according to the sheriff's office.The incident apparently started about 10 p.m. Thursday at a trailer camp used by brine shrimp fishermen. Box Elder authorities were contacted about 6 a.m. Thursday by members of the fishing crew who called from Lakeside on the Great Salt Lake's western shore.