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Elderly couple rescued in northern Arizona after truck gets stuck

KINGMAN, Ariz. — Arizona authorities assisted two out-of-towners who
were stranded three days in a remote area of western
Arizona.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter said the couple from Las Vegas used a
cellphone to contact authorities in neighboring La Paz County after their pickup truck got stuck in a wash.

The crew of a state Department of Public Safety helicopter responded, spotted
the vehicle and directed search and rescue personnel to the site near
Alamo Lake.

Carter said ground personnel freed the vehicle and the elderly couple, 78 and 69 years old, went on their way.

They were said to be in good health.

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