New Mexico Couple Buried in Car for 20 Hours During Snowstorm

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.

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