ATVers stranded in Garnett Valley

Police and search and rescue members were called after three people on all-terrain vehicles were lost on New Year’s Day.

Police and search and rescue members were called after three people on all-terrain vehicles were lost past the Garnett Valley Dam on New Year’s Day.

Police said the two women and one man became lost around 1:30 p.m. and called 911 around 4:30 p.m. While they were dressed for the weather, they did not have food or water with them.

Search and rescue volunteers travelled on quads to search for the trio.

A fixed-wing airplane was also sent in.

The three were found stuck in a valley. They were given fuel by search and rescue volunteers. They finally arrived at a camp at 2 a.m.

 

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