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Missing family found alive in Nevada mountains

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 00:53

Dec. 11 - A Nevada family is rescued after going missing in the bitter cold. Linda So reports.

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A grateful ending to what could have ended tragically. The ambulance carrying the family that was missing for 2 days in the icy Nevada mountains arrives safely at the hospital. All 2 adults and 4 children are expected to make a full recovery. The family's disappearance sparked a massive search. Their safe return bringing the county sheriff to tears. SOUNDBITE: PERSHING COUNTY SHERIFF RICHARD MACHADO, SAYING: "It was the work of a lot of people in the community." The family went missing over the weekend after going out to play in the snow. They got stranded when their jeep flipped over. A family friend is credited with finding them. SOUNDBITE: SEARCH VOLUNTEER CHRIS MONTES, SAYING: "It was a huge relief, I was expecting the worst, but when I came around the corner I counted 6 of them standing there, nice and warm." The family built a campfire and used their jeep to keep warm in the frigid temperatures.

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Missing family found alive in Nevada mountains

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 00:53