Stranded student survives 10 days in her Toyota Corolla

Another gentle reminder to keep an emergency kit of some sort in your car.

Despite having nothing but two candy bars, she was smart to remain in her car.  It’s the only place she’s guaranteed shelter and warmth.

A 23-year-old Arizona State University student was found with her Toyota Corolla on a remote dirt road in northeastern Arizona after being stranded in the snow for 10 days, authorities said.

She told a deputy that she had survived on candy bars and melted snow water.

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Weather forecasters and authorities said her survival was remarkable, given she had no heavy coat or blankets and was stuck in an area with more than 2 feet of snow on the ground and temperatures that dipped near zero as a heavy storm front moved through. Blair said Weinberg had a cellphone but the battery was dead.

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