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.

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Deputies say a 51-year-old man got stuck in a snowbank around 10 p.m.

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The man tried to walk home, but slipped on the ice. He tried to use his cell phone, but it died in the cold.

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Paramedics found the man and took him to the hospital, where his core body temperature was recorded at 85 degrees.