DAVIS (CBS13) – A Davis couple that went missing while camping in northern Nevada was found by an off-duty Washoe County sheriff’s detective sergeant on Saturday, authorities said.
According to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, the off-duty sergeant was miles away from his own campsite when he located the couple, Diego Salido and Kira Ann Clapp, with their disabled truck.READ MORE: 'Just Trying To Do Good': Modesto Junior College Professor Runs To Support Struggling Students
The couple had been reported missing to Davis authorities and, according to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, concerned family said on social media that Clapp’s credit card was last used in the Washoe County town of Gerlach.
Scroll through photos from the rescue below.READ MORE: Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Northbound I-5 Lanes Near Highway 50 Connector In Sacramento
The sheriff’s office said the off-duty sergeant returned to his camp to use his satellite phone to call in the couple’s location.
At around 7:30 p.m., the couple had been picked up by a rescue unit to be taken to safety.MORE NEWS: How Fast Is Too Fast? As California Starts to Reopen, COVID Risk Still Remains
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