Family Stuck in Vehicle in Snow West of Pine Mountain

PINE MOUNTAIN (Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, 7 a.m.)—Deputies from the Kern County Sheriff’s Taft Substation along with the Kern County Search & Rescue responded to a report that the Cosley family, visiting from the Nipomo area (along the central coast in San Luis Obispo County), had gotten their car stuck in the snow on Cerro Noroeste Road approximately 19 miles east of Hwy 166. The Cosley’s had travelled to the area to play in the snow.

The 28 year old father, David Cosley, was able to provide GPS coordinates via cell phone that helped in corroborating their location, which enabled a quick rescue. A deputy using a four wheel drive vehicle was able to get to the Cosley family and helped in getting their car unstuck. The Cosley family was escorted out while Search & Rescue in four wheel drive trucks and a snow cat stood by to assist. The Cosley’s were safely escorted out to Hwy 166 and returned to Nipomo.

PINE MOUNTAIN (Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, 5:24 p.m.)—A Kern County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue team is enroute to Cerro Noroeste Road west of Pine Mountain to rescue a family stuck in a vehicle in the snow.

This is part of the January 15, 2010 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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