Injured driver missing for four days rescued on Blewett Pass

An injured driver who was reported missing approximately four days earlier was rescued Monday night, Wenatchee Valley fire officials said.

The 68-year-old driver, Lynell McFarland from Spokane Valley, was found in her wrecked car down a steep embankment on Blewett Pass, according to a Facebook post from Wenatchee Valley Firefighters, Local 453.

The technical rope rescue team from the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office was able to transfer the patient to the roadway during the rescue Monday. Several other agencies provided the command structure for the incident and performed the critical task of extricating the patient.

The Washington State Department of Transportation says in a blog post about the rescue

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