Tracked ATV Rescues Woman in Colorado

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
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tracked atv rescues woman in colorado
ATV rider helps save the day

ATVs may be nothing but a joy riding machine for many of us, but for some they can be real live savers.

An elderly Colorado woman who was snowed in at her home in Jefferson County was rescued by a member of the Sheriff’s office using a Utility ATV outfitted with a track system.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the woman needed help, but was completely snowed in.

“Resident Deputy Grant MacDonald used our ATV to drive the mile of unplowed driveway and evacuate the patient,” Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says on its Facebook page. “We hope she makes a full recovery and we’re thankful for our great community partnerships.”

After traversing down an unplowed driveway approximately one-mile long on the ATV, the woman was loaded into a waiting ambulance.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including,,,,, and many more.

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