Search and rescue respond to help trapped motorists

Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Elmore County Search and Rescue Team suits up as they prepare to drive snowmobiles down Pine-Featherville Road to check on the condition of motorists trapped on the mountain roadway on Sunday. Large snowdrifts had trapped 10 vehicles on the road on Sunday. (Courtesy photo)

Members of the Elmore County Search and Rescue Team were credited with helping a number of people whose vehicles were left stranded on Pine-Featherville Road on Sunday.

Blowing snow on a flat stretch of the mountain roadway during the weekend created deep snowdrifts that trapped 10 vehicles and an unspecified number of drivers and passengers.

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