Aberdeen Rescue Caught On Tape
February 21, 2011, 6:15 AM
ABERDEEN, SD -
Shortly before the 10 o'clock news Sunday night, we noticed a car trapped in the snow on our Aberdeen skycam.
At 9:50 p.m., we notified police to help the couple stuck on a gravel road near Highway 281. Eventually, the husband got out of the car and tried shovelling some of the snow away. They were able to barrel through some of the snow drifts, only to find themselves stuck yet again.
The couple was nearly home. What stood in between them and their farm house were four-foot high drifts. After an hour, the couple called 911 themselves. But because the drifts were so high, police couldn't reach the couple.
The Brown County Sheriff's Department says it had to borrow a snow cat from the local fire department. Meanwhile, the husband braved the cold and walked home to get a tractor while his wife stayed behind in the car.
When the snow cat finally arrived, officials say they loaded the wife on the machine and took her home. At the end of the two hour ordeal, both husband and wife were home, safe and sound.
© 2011 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Reserved.
1/25/2015 8:08 AM
A Newcastle, Wyoming man died after an ATV broke through the ice on a lake in northern Perkins County in South Dakota.
1/28/2015 10:56 AM
On Tuesday, a 19-year-old student left her room saying she was headed to the bathroom. Her roommate reported her missing when she had not returned.
1/28/2015 10:05 PM
More than 100 Native Americans met Wednesday with Rapid City official to discuss what Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris called racist and criminal ...
1/28/2015 6:02 PM
Imagine driving home in the winter with the sun still shining. It could be possible if a proposal in the South Dakota legislature passes that would pu...
1/23/2015 11:42 AM
The latest report from the South Dakota Department of Health shows that 23 people have died from the virus this season.