Driver, 60, rescued after 14 hours in snow on Highway 20
February 13, 2019
Scott Kessner spent approximately 14 hours stuck on a mountain hillside after crashing down a snowy embankment east of House Rock last week, but he said he wasn't particularly worried – despite a broken leg and some other injuries.
"I knew if I could make it through the night (someone would see the truck)," said Kessner, of Oakridge.
He was spotted about noon Wednesday, Feb. 6, by a truck driver, who called for help.
Kessner, 60, fractured his left leg and hurt his right shoulder in the crash.
"I found out I can fly," Kessner told The New Era last week. "I literally did it."
He was h...