MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A southern Minnesota man is recovering at home after surviving a night outside in the bitter cold over the weekend.
It happened Friday in Byron, just outside Rochester.READ MORE: Next Weather: Slightly-Warmer Wednesday, Severe Storms Possible Thursday
Deputies say a 51-year-old man got stuck in a snowbank around 10 p.m.READ MORE: VeeCon To Brings Thousands, Including Some Big Celebs, To Downtown Minneapolis
The man tried to walk home, but slipped on the ice. He tried to use his cell phone, but it died in the cold.MORE NEWS: What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?
Paramedics found the man and took him to the hospital, where his core body temperature was recorded at 85 degrees.