Iowa man rescued after getting car stuck between creek banks

FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa-    A Fayette man became trapped in his car the afternoon of December 31st, 2018 in the Volga River Recreation area.  

Fayette County Sheriff's deputies were called about the vehicle, and found the 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse, stuck between the banks of the creek. 

The owner Jie Teng age, 23 of Fayette was  inside the vehicle.   Crews safely removed Teng, who suffered minor injuries.  The car, was deemed a total loss. 

Fayette County Sheriff Marty Fisher says Teng slid off the road during a snow storm, and the car became suspended about 10 feet above the creek. 

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Fayette Ambulance and Fire. 

(Photo from Fayette County Iowa Sheriff's Office)

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