(Desoto) A Madison County 911 Dispatcher used a cellphone signal to find a crash victim in DeSoto, Iowa.
According to the Omaha World Herald, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office said a man’s car went off the roadway Wednesday afternoon in DeSoto. The vehicle went into a ditch and hit a tree head-on.
The driver called 911 and told a dispatcher that he could see trees but didn’t know where he was. So the dispatcher used the man’s cellphone signal to find the crash site.
Authorities headed toward the area and checked ditches before finding the man. He has not been identified and his condition was not available.
May 23, 2013