Jerome Fire Chief Rusty Blair said the manís Toyota FJ Cruiser four-wheel drive rolled 300 feet off Allen Springs Road down to Forest Road 493. Rescue crews had to hike with Jaws of Life extrication equipment to tear open the vehicle to get the man out. (Photos courtesy of Kim Moore, Verde Valley Ambulance and Rusty Blair, Jerome Fire Dept.)
ALLEN SPRINGS ROAD - A chance stop on a back-country road to take a photograph was the difference between life and death for a Cornville man Friday.
It took three fire departments and four police agencies involving some 15 emergency services professionals to claw their way to the crash site and rescue the 50-year-old man who had been trapped in his car for three days.
The City of Cottonwood Disk Golf Course gets some action Thursday morning. The course, run by the Cottonwood Recreation and Parks Department, has been gettting a lot of use and positive reviews by disk golfers. Gary Peterson of Cottonwood tees off on the 17th hole in beautiful sunshine. VVN/Vyto Starinskas