- Associated Press - Monday, May 12, 2014

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona authorities helped two Nevada residents who were stranded three days in a remote area of southern Mohave County as they tried to free their pickup truck after it got stuck in a wash.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter says the couple from Las Vegas used a cellphone Sunday to contact authorities in neighboring La Paz County.

A state Department of Public Safety helicopter spotted the stuck vehicle and directed search and rescue personnel to the site near Alamo Lake.

Carter says the ground personnel freed the vehicle and the couple went on their way.

The two were identified as 78-year-old Voytek Najgrodski and 69-year-old Eva Skronska. They were said to be in good health, and Carter said they likely had water and other supplies.

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