72-year-old woman and her dog survived 9 days in the Arizona wilderness
April 13, 2016 - Uncategorized
A 72-year-old woman and her dog were rescued on Saturday after spending nine days lost in the Arizona wilderness.
After Ann Rodgers ran out of gas and power in her hybrid car on her way to visit her grandchildren in Phoenix, she — along with her dog — set out on foot to find cellphone service and call for help.
But after climbing several ridge lines, Rodgers and her dog were irreconcilably lost.
“The probabilities of finding her alive were really low,” Johnny Holmes, Gila County sheriff’s detective, told the Guardian. “It’s a miracle on its own that she’s still here given she was out there that many days.” Read more…