Couple with local roots dies trapped in elevator

In this undated photo provided by the Wadsworth family shows Sherwood and Caroline Wadsworth. The couple died while trapped in a home elevator after it became stuck between the second and third floors of their coastal Georgia home on St. Simons Is., Ga. The Glynn Country coroner said the pair seems to have been in the elevator for several days before they were found Wednesday July 14, 2010. ((AP Photo/Wadsworth family))

July 16, 2010 5:20:01 PM PDT
When the elevator in their home got stuck between floors, Sherwood and Caroline Wadsworth found themselves trapped with no way to call for help as temperatures rose into the 90s. They finally died from heat exhaustion in the closet-sized lift.

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