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Man pulled out of snowed-in car after being stuck ‘for months’

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The man, aged in his 40s, was rescued after a passer-by on a snowscooter noticed the top of the car on the deserted and snowfilled forest road, not far from the northern town of Umeaa, just south of the Arctic Circle. After clearing off some of the snow he peered inside and saw an emaciated man huddling inside a sleeping bag.

“We received word on Friday that a person had been found in a snow-covered car deep in the woods, nearly a mile from the main road,” Ebbe Nyberg, a duty officer in the northern Vaesterbotten county, told AFP.

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