Iowa Cave Rescue

One explorer was trapped for over 20 hours.

Monday, May 21, 2012

An Illinois man was trapped for more than 20 hours in a cave at an Iowa state park before being rescued Saturday. Iowa Department of Natural Resources spokesman Kevin Baskins said Logan Eliasen, 20, of Port Byron, Ill., was dislodged from a narrow part of Wye Cave at Maquoketa Caves State Park about 3:30 p.m. Saturday. He'd been stuck there since 6:45 p.m. Friday.

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