Landslide survivor: 'I just kept digging and digging and digging'

Mac McPherson

DARRINGTON (WACH) â?? 78-year-old Mac McPherson talks about the landslide that slammed into his house, killing his wife and wiping out his home.

McPherson and his wife, Linda, were sitting in their living room reading the paper when the world came crashing down.

"There's this horrendous noise and all the trees were going like this and the noise kept getting louder and louder and then the worst noise you ever heard occurred," McPherson said.

McPhersonâ??s family farm was also ripped apart: beams, trees, rafters, stove pipes and mud trapped McPherson in his crushed mission chair.

"I kept yelling at Linda to dig," he said.

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