“It’s A Miracle” – Mushroom hunting mom survives three days in wilderness

News

(NBC News) — A mushroom picker who got lost in Washington’s Skamania County wilderness Saturday was found alive Tuesday afternoon.

Jung VanAtta was found around 3:35 p.m. Rescue teams reported that her condition is “stable,” according to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.

“The outcome is what we wanted and it doesn’t always happen but we are so grateful,” said Sue Wong, VanAtta’s daughter. “It’s her 75th birthday – what a wonderful birthday gift.”

The family got to see VanAtta briefly before she was taken to the hospital.

Read more here.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Report It

Latest News

More Local News