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Wyoming rancher pinned by ATV survives on beer, water 2 days

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Photo: Luis Dulanto(KOSA)
Published: Jul. 9, 2021 at 4:26 PM CDT
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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming rancher who was pinned by an all-terrain vehicle survived on beer and bottled water for two days. Fifty-three-year-old Frank Reynolds is expected to recover from the ordeal. He told the Gillette News-Record that he was trying to round up a cow and calf on a neighbor’s pasture outside Gillette when the vehicle tipped over on him Sunday.

Worried family members eventually learned Reynolds had gone to the property, where he was laying with a dislocated shoulder and broken ribs. Authorities say Reynolds had a cooler and was able to ration a couple of bottles of water and Keystone Light beers until a neighbor found him Tuesday.

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