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March 31, 1993 | Associated Press
A medical laboratory worker hurt in a beach landslide that killed his friend used a driftwood splint to bind his shattered leg, then climbed for more than 24 hours to safety, officials said. Thomas Labarge, 31, of Santa Barbara crawled onto U.S. 101 near Gaviota on Monday afternoon. A passing motorist called authorities. "With a broken leg, I'm surprised he was able to make it, even in a day and a half," said Capt. Michael Hipes of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
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March 31, 1993 | Associated Press
A medical laboratory worker hurt in a beach landslide that killed his friend used a driftwood splint to bind his shattered leg, then climbed for more than 24 hours to safety, officials said. Thomas Labarge, 31, of Santa Barbara crawled onto U.S. 101 near Gaviota on Monday afternoon. A passing motorist called authorities. "With a broken leg, I'm surprised he was able to make it, even in a day and a half," said Capt. Michael Hipes of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.
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