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Man Snowbound for Months Didn't Have to Be

But, unfortunately, Swedish police never followed up on a month-old tip

(Newser) - The Swedish man who was rescued—barely alive—after two months stuck in a snowbound car could have been rescued a month ago ... had police followed up on a tip. The Telegraph picks up a Swedish news report that Peter Skyllberg's car, which he says became snowed in on... More »

ASU Student Survives 10 Days in Snowbound Car

She had two candy bars and water

(Newser) - A student at Arizona State University survived 10 days in her snowbound car before Forest Service workers happened across her by accident, reports KSAZ-TV . Lauren Elizabeth Weinberg, 23, had only two candy bars to eat and melted snow to drink, but she's doing fine. Weinberg set off from the... More »

Mountain Rescue for Dad, Kids

They were stranded in snowstorms for three days

(Newser) - A father and his three children are safe and sound after surviving three days of snowstorms and subfreezing temperatures on a mountain in northern California, the AP reports. The four, who went up the mountain Sunday to cut down a Christmas tree, were rescued by helicopter. They took shelter in... More »

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