Search and Rescue crews have busy 24 hours

Search and Rescue crews have busy 24 hours

Four people are now safe after Search and Rescue crews in Sevier County were called out three times Wednesday.
According to Sevier County Sheriff Nate Curtis, the first call-out was for an overdue hunter. Tyrell Curtis of Salina didn’t return home from hunting East of Salina. Family became concerned when they lost contact.
Search and Rescue was able narrow down the area after hearing a gun firing. Curtis was found and brought to safety in good condition late Tuesday night.
Then, Wednesday morning, crews were called out again for a traffic accident on I-70 near Emery County. Officials from Emery County also responded to the indecent. A car had gone off of a 100 foot embankment and two people needed to be rescued.
Teams worked together to set up a rope system to bring the two up the steep embankment and get them into the ambulance. The two were taken to a hospital in fair condition.
The third incident was for a truck that slid off the road on Monroe Mountain Wednesday night. The driver slammed into a tree and had some minor injuries.