Cell phone signal used to rescue 2 snowmobilers

Posted at 12:30 PM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 12:30:14-05

Two snowmobilers had to be rescued after crashing on a trail in North Collins Thursday night.

Deputies were called around 6 p.m. and used cell phone coordinates and the enhanced 911 system to locate the two men. One was unconscious and the other suffered leg injuries.

The victims were taken to ECMC for treatment. Their injuries are said not to be life threatening.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.




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