Ind. man reunited with family after snow rescue

February 9, 2010 7:05:04 PM PST
A northwest Indiana man is back with his family Tuesday night after being stranded for four days in the Colorado mountains.Jason Pede of Chesterton was thrilled to see his wife and children at the Colorado Springs airport Monday night.

Pede was bringing a dog to Colorado from California last Thursday when he ran out of gas in a snowstorm. Pede hiked seven miles to the main road. A passersby found him collapsed alongside the highway.

Pede and the dog are both doing fine.