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Man Rescued after Spending Three Days Lost in the Woods

The Josephine County Sheriff's Office says a man was rescued after spending three days in a heavily wooded area near Spencer Creek.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 11:35 AM

Spencer Creek, OR. -- The Josephine County Sheriff's Office says a man was rescued after spending three days in a heavily wooded area near Spencer Creek. 

On Saturday, November 11th, Sheriff's say they were notified that 39-year-old Daniel Beier was missing in the Applegate Valley.  They say the stepfather of Beier got a text saying Beier's car was stuck just off the road. Sheriff's say the stepfather tried to find Beier and his car, but didn't find anything. 

The Sheriff's office says a search and rescue operation was started. They say members of the Josephine County Search and Rescue 4x4 road teams searched throughout the night. On Sunday, November 12th, a command post was set up at Hidden Valley High School, and they brought in a Search and Rescue ATV team. 

Mr. Beier was found by the ATV team with his car in a heavily wooded area. They say Beier was in good condition and had been rationing food. They say no medical attention was needed and they took Beier back to his house. 

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