A New Mexico couple working a rural newspaper delivery route were stuck in a car for 20 hours amid a dangerous snowstorm, NBC News reported.
Jimmy and Betty Anderson said they hadn't trusted the stormy forecast and instead set out for their 50-mile route around 8 p.m. on Saturday.
But about a half hour later the couple became mired in the snow and drifted into a ditch about four miles from Clovis.
Despite being in touch with police, it took until 4 p.m. Sunday for first responders to rescue them.
The pair had to keep warm in a passenger seat with a thin blanket when their engine eventually gave out.
"I was worried. I didn't know if we could make it," Betty Anderson told NBC News.