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The California Highway Patrol has discovered a Jeep Cherokee buried under 20 feet of snow on the side of a road outside of Truckee. JEEP BURIED IN SAND DUNE FOR 40 YEARS FINALLY UNEARTHEDJust don’t head back to retrieve it anytime soon. Apparently one of them seriously damaged the truck as it was carving a canyon into the snow, which led to its discovery. The area sees some of the highest snowfall in the United States and has been hit particularly hard this year, with walls of snow bordering many of its major roads. Since it’s not blocking the road, and sits under layers of stratified snow and ice, the police are leaving it up to Mother Nature to thaw it out.
Jeep found underneath 20 feet of snow in California
A snowplow clearing a California mountain pass discovered a Jeep buried under 20 feet of snow. A Jeep was found buried under 20 feet of snow on the Donner Pass in California on Thursday. As a snowplow was clearing the way of a notoriously snowy section of the Donner Pass, it discovered a Jeep Cherokee entombed within a wall of 20 feet of snow on Thursday. The vehicle is believed to have been abandoned on the side of a road outside of Truckee, California, and snow mountain was built around it as snowblowers cleared the way. The Donner Pass is located in the northern Sierra Nevada mountain range in California.
CHP find Jeep buried under 20 feet of snow in Donner Pass. That is until last Thursday, March 9, when officers spotted the Jeep — buried under 20 feet of snow. The Jeep, Mann says, was apparently hit by a snowblower as it was carving a canyon into the snow. (Courtesy: CHP-Truckee)Early in the winter, California Highway Patrol spokesperson Pete Mann says they received complaints about a white Jeep Cherokee parked off of Soda Springs Road in Donner Pass. The Jeep, though, was parked on private property, so officers weren’t able to do anything about it, Mann says.
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