Utah Hiker Survives Being Trapped for 4 Days

Daniel Samuelsen suffered a broken leg, but managed to crawl his way to safety.
3:00 | 09/03/12

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Recovery -- saint mark's hospital -- -- -- sentenced only city is grateful to be in a warm bed. And I really thought that I was gonna die. The 33 year old spend three nights alone trapped in this tunnel in the foothills east Salt Lake City he says he went hiking Wednesday morning when he fell into the tunnel near the mount the partly canyon. I went down and in an Indian kind of like this just at full speed and I hit the bottom of that and dying and I heard the -- With my right leg and I put my hand down there to -- -- to feel what was wrong and I -- Literally filled the bone. Protruding adamantly. He's leg broke in the fall his cellphone dead he started to wonder how long he'd be trapped there -- -- some rocks and begged them up against the side of the tunnel and I screamed for help. But no one could hear his screens he says four days passed and -- Saturday afternoon with no food or water since the fall. The -- -- and thirsty hiker had to do something found a piece of ward. That I thought I could uses -- split and I tied it to my late. And decided that the only way that I was going to survive was to get myself out of there and that's when he began to crawl. And two hours later he saw a man on the -- -- I've never been so happy to see. He -- he.

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