According to WMTW, Monmouth Police Department Sergeant Dana Wessling is being credited with saving the life of a woman lost in Sunday night's snowstorm.

The call came in at approximately 11 PM on Sunday (February 9th) evening, several hours after the woman had gone missing.

Wessling, along with a trainee, were driving along a road near the edge of town when they spotted tracks in the snow.  At first, they thought they were looking at deer tracks, but decided to take a second look.  It's a good thing they did.  They followed the tracks and found the woman, crawling on her hands and knees, toward the woods.

When they found her, the woman, who was having a mental health crisis, was showing signs of hypothermia.

The woman's family took her to the hospital.

Police say they plan to check up on the woman later this week.

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