OR man survives chilly ordeal by eating hot sauce packets

Minnie Murray
March 4, 2019

The snow trapped Jeremy R. Taylor, but taco sauce saved his life.

His name is Jeremy Taylor, and he'd been traveling along the service road on Sunday, but found himself stuck in his Toyota 4Runner as the snowstorm progressed.

A snowmobile rider found Taylor on Friday and alerted officials.

A man stranded for five days with his dog after their auto got stuck in the snow in central OR survived by eating Taco Bell sauce packets and starting his car's engine periodically for warmth, officials said. Unfortunately for the pair, by the time Monday morning rolled around, even more snow had come down. He was last seen at a gas station in Sunriver before he went missing for five days.

"Jeremy had attempted to walk out on Monday, but the deep snow made it very hard and he and Ally returned to his vehicle".


Jeremy Taylor took a drive in Deschutes National Forrest on February 24 with his dog Ally, but the vehicle got stuck in the snow, the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook.

An Oregon Water Resource snowcat drove a member of the search and rescue team to the site.

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office An Oregon man and his dog were rescued after their SUV became stuck in snow for almost five days. "I really appreciate all the help", Taylor wrote on Facebook. They also used a few taco sauce packets as food. "Got lucky - let's never do that again". "I'll be in touch with everyone soon", he wrote on his Facebook page late on Friday. Even in central OH - cars run off of roads in snowstorms. So, maybe let's not do that again, ok?.or, let's just move you to San Diego so you don't have to worry about that white stuff!

The Daily Wire reached out to Taylor for comment, but as of publication, he has not responded.

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