trucker reported missing earlier this week has been found alive
Stephen was last heard from when he called his brother Saturday
evening from Wells, NV, and said he was not feeling well. He was
not heard from again until Wednesday, June 25.
daughter, OOIDA member Shari Cawrse, said “The Highway Patrol
found him and informed him that we were looking for him.”
to his daughter, Stephen had injured himself while working on
his reefer. After seeing a doctor, he pulled over his rig, went
on pain medication and became disoriented. His rig was parked
in an area where he could neither make or receive calls on his
cell phone, preventing his family from making contact. Cawrse
said the patrol told her he was unaware of how long he had been
61, was making a run back from Washington state to Flagstaff,
AZ, over the weekend. The Phoenix-based trucker, who operates
under his own authority, was due at the drop-off point Sunday
night, but the receiver did not hear from him either Sunday or
was found not far from Wells.
Mark H. Reddig, associate editor
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