CRAIG, Colo. (AP) — A woman and her young people stranded for 2 nights in the northwestern Colorado wilderness had been found Thursday by airplane after the 1-yr-outmoded daughter died, authorities mentioned.
The three had been found about a mile away from their automobile as the mom used to be walking amongst sagebrush and now not shut to any road, Moffat County sheriff’s office Lt. Chip McIntyre mentioned. The sheriff’s office mentioned Kaylee Messerly, 36, and her daughter, 3, had been taken to the medical institution with publicity-connected injuries, KCNC-TV reported.
The 1-yr-outmoded daughter had died sooner than the family used to be found. The reason for dying used to be now not right away identified.
McIntyre mentioned an oil field employee, who used to be now not acknowledged, found the girl’s automobile about 6 miles (9 kilometers) north of Craig caught in mud and snow. The employee known as authorities Thursday around 8 a.m.
McIntyre mentioned a search used to be launched right away with the The Moffat County sheriff’s office and search and rescue. The airplane that found the family used to be provided by Mountain Air Spray Co.
Deputies are investigating.