Lightwood Reservoir, Buxton.

  • Call out for year: 35
  • Date: 16/07/20
  • Time: 8:51 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 05462 74943
  • Type of incident: Walker Search overdue (fatal)()
  • Team members involved: 32
  • Time taken: 4 hours and 24 minutes
  • Total man hours: 141 hours

Incident report

The team was called late evening to assist Derbyshire Constabulary in the search for an overdue local walker in the Lightwood Reservoir area of Buxton.

Unfortunately, a gentleman fitting the description was located in the search area, but had sadly passed away.

We would like to send our condolences to the gentleman’s family and friends, and thank our team members for all of their efforts during this difficult call out. Thanks to our colleagues from Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation for supplying mobile lighting.

Please direct any questions to Derbyshire Police on 101

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