Girl hikes through rough terrain to help dad
March 25th, 2013
02:19 AM ET

Girl hikes through rough terrain to help dad

When their SUV plunged off the side of a desolate California highway and landed 200 feet into a ravine, the little girl knew she had to do something to help her father who lay unconscious in the driver's seat of the overturned vehicle.

The girl, all of 9 years old, freed herself and crawled out of the window of wrecked Ford Escape.

She smelled gasoline and turned off the engine.

And then she started walking - in pitch black darkness, through steep and forbidding terrain.

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  1. saywhat

    just amazing. What a brave soul and just 9 yrs old.

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