Poor guy went for what he thought was a quick drive in the mountains, without cold weather gear. Truck slid off road into ditch, wrecker couldn't get to him, SAR had to be called.
"...rescuers repeatedly plunged into the [icy] water..."
Trapped in pack ice, just like Shackleton.
"One male transported himself to Adirondack Medical Center in Lake Placid for evaluation of possible frost bite on his hands."