Nye County units rescue Inyo Co. Man
A team of Nye County Nevada personal rescued a Inyo County man last week. The Nye County Sheriffs Department has released details from the search and rescue, but are not releasing the name of the victim.
Nye County Sheriffs department statement:
On Wednesday, August 12th Nye County Sheriffs Office Dispatch was contacted by Inyo County referencing an individual lost in the desert. NCSO Dispatch spoke with this man on his cell phone however due to his condition he was extremely difficult to understand and often could not respond.
NCSO Dispatch utilized GPS capabilities on the man’s cell phone and located coordinates of his location. The coordinates were at the base of the Nopah Mountains and extremely difficult to access.
NCSO Street Crimes Detectives, Patrol Deputies, and NCSO Administration began search efforts. Nye County Search and Rescue, Emergency Services and Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue Services assisted in efforts.
NCSO Personnel were able to locate the man utilizing all terrain vehicles. When located he was severely dehydrated and sunburned. NCSO Under-sheriff Moody began administering fluids via IV to the man and providing medical treatment.
Utilizing all terrain vehicles the man was transported to Pahrump Valley and Fire Rescue services who transported him to Desert View Hospital.