Woman found 6 days after vehicle crashed, landed in tree

A woman was found six days after her car plunged off the road and landed 50 feet below atop a tree, highway officials said.

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A 53-year-old woman was driving Oct. 12 when she lost control of her vehicle and broke through a fence before landing in a tree, officials said.

The woman was found Oct. 18 when a crew with the Arizona Department of Transportation and a rancher found the broken fence and saw the vehicle in the tree.

Rescuers tracked her footprints to a river bed, where they found the dehydrated woman, who was taken to a hospital.

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