Snowbound Oregon Man Survives for Five Days on Taco Sauce Packets

first_imgTaylor stayed warm over the next four days by periodically starting his vehicle and used a few taco sauce packets he had as food.“Thank you everyone, I’m safe my Ally dog is safe,” Taylor posted on his Facebook page. “I really appreciate all the help.”In response to a friend’s comment, he said: “Taco bell fire sauce saves lives!”The Cascade Range in central Oregon has been hammered for more than a week by a series of intense snowstorms. Just last week, an Amtrak train traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles, via the Bay Area, with 183 passengers got stranded in the snowy mountains of Oregon for at least 36 hours.More on‘Ice Tsunami’ Prompts Evacuation Along Lake ErieWatch: Crack in Frozen Wisconsin Lake Swallows Pickup Truck WholeSnow Has Fallen in a Hawaii State Park for Perhaps the First Time Ever A man stranded for five days with his dog after their car got stuck in the snow in central Oregon survived by eating Taco Bell sauce packets and starting his car’s engine periodically for warmth, officials said.A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, 36, and his dog, Ally, on Friday on a Forest Service road near Wake Butte. A search and rescue team member on a large snow tractor brought them out of the woods, the Deschutes Sheriff’s Office said in a post on Facebook.“Jeremy and Ally were found to be in good condition but hungry after being stuck in the snow for five days,” Sgt. William Bailey said.Taylor told investigators he got stuck in the snow on Sunday, Feb. 28. He awoke Monday to even more snow and was unable to get his vehicle unstuck. Taylor said he attempted to walk out, but the deep snow made it very difficult and he and Ally returned to his vehicle. Mini Satellite View of Hurricane Dorian Shows Intense Storm ActivityWild Horses of NC to Ride Out Hurricane With ‘Butts to the Wind’ center_img Stay on targetlast_img