MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) â A 72-year-old hunter is recovering Tuesday after he spent a night in subzero cold in northern Minnesota.
David Quiser, of Cook, went hunting on Christmas Day near Betty Township and failed to return home, the St. Louis County Sheriffâs Office says.READ MORE: Motorcyclist Dies After Losing Control On I-94 In Western Wisconsin
A search team was sent out, but failed to find him. Meanwhile, overnight temperatures dropped well below zero, ranging from 20-25 below.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: More Than 54,000 Minnesotans Have Had 3rd Vaccine Shot
On Tuesday afternoon, a passerby spotted Quiser near Gheen. The 72-year-old was taken to Cook Hospital with âhypothermic conditions,â the sheriffâs office said.
Quiser reportedly told authorities that his car became stuck on Monday and he spent the night in it. The next morning, he went walking in search of help.MORE NEWS: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Alleging Minn. DOC Failed To Properly Prioritize Inmates For COVID Vaccines
Daytime temperatures Tuesday struggled to climb above zero.