Man Lost In Snow For Five Days With Dog Survived On Taco Bell Sauce

I was once advised by a university lecturer to always keep a pair of boots and heat sheets in the back of my car for 'snowy emergencies'. I never took the advice because I live dangerously I'm a lazy cow.

It does however seem like this bloke would benefit from a chat with said lecturer after he found himself stranded in his car surviving on Taco Bell sauce sachets.

Outdoorsman, Jeremy Taylor, went missing on 24 February with his dog, Ally. He was last seen getting petrol in Sunriver, Oregon, before becoming stuck in deep snow later that day.

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office posted on social media asking for any information that could lead to 36-year-old Jeremy being located.

According to Fox 32, Jeremy attempted to hike out but the snow was too deep meaning that he returned to the car with Ally.

Then on March 1 a snowmobile rider contacted Deschutes County to report that Jeremy had been located near Wake Butte, west of Sunriver.

In an update posted to Facebook, Deschutes County said: "Jeremy and Ally were found to be in good condition, but hungry after being stuck in the snow for five days.

"Jeremy told investigators he had gone up FS Road 40 on Sunday, but became stuck in the snow. He awoke Monday to even more snow and was unable to get his vehicle unstuck.

"Jeremy had attempted to walk out on Monday, but the deep snow made it very difficult and he and Ally returned to his vehicle.

"Jeremy stayed warm over the next four days by periodically starting his vehicle and used a few taco sauce packets he had as food."

A picture of Jeremy Taylor was posted onto Deschutes County's Facebook page. Credit: Facebook/Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Oregon
A picture of Jeremy Taylor was posted onto Deschutes County's Facebook page. Credit: Facebook/Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Oregon

Following his rescue Jeremy took to social media saying: "Thank you everyone, I'm safe my Ally dog is safe. I really appreciate all the help. Got lucky, lets (sic) never do that again. I'll be in touch with everyone soon."

In response to someone who commented on his status update, he wrote: 'Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives' and he really wasn't joking either.

People were quick to message him showing their support. One said: "Jeremy - we all love you, you have some wonderful friends, and I can't even begin to put in words how happy I am that you're ok.

"So, maybe let's not do that again, ok?....or, let's just move you to San Diego so you don't have to worry about that white stuff!"

Featured Image Credit: Facebook/Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Oregon

Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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