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California Man, 81, Survives Nearly a Week Trapped in Snowbound Car



Jerry Jouret's SUV was partially buried in snow when he was found after days trapped in the snow. (Inyo County Sheriff's Office via Facebook).
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An elderly man survived on croissants, candy and biscotti for nearly a week alone in his car, stuck in a snowbank on a desolate California highway.

Jerry Jouret, 81, set out from his mountain house in Big Pine, California, when he accidentally veered onto a small road and his SUV became stuck. A light quilt and a hotel bath towel were the only things Jouret had to keep himself warm as over 3 feet of snow began to bury his vehicle.

He survived by eating the few snacks he had with him and turning on the car only periodically to keep warm.

Read more at CNN


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