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Crews are scouring the Iron County mountains in search of a missing man.

Daniel Michael Brown and his family were driving along a mountain road Monday afternoon when their van got stuck near Kane Springs. While his wife stayed with their four children, Brown left to find help, according to the Iron County Sheriff's Office.

That was at 4 p.m. When the 34-year-old man didn't return by Tuesday morning, his wife called for help.

Searchers from three agencies, including the sheriff's office, the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management, are combing the mountainous area for the missing father. Volunteers are helping.

Snowfall, wind, fog and rain have hampered the search, which will continue as the weather permits, according to a sheriff's office news release.

"Daniel does have survival skills," the news release adds.

The sheriff's office described Brown as 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, according to a poster tweeted by KUTV reporter D.J. Bolerjack. Brown has brown hair and green eyes and was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone who sees Brown is asked to call local law enforcement.

At about 9 p.m., crews scaled back the search, which is expected to resume in earnest Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said.

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