Good Samaritans frantically rush to save herd of elk that fall through ice into frigid water
  Updated at 4:58 pm, December 29th, 2017
PALISADES RESERVOIR, Wyoming — Around two dozen people jumped into action Friday morning when a herd of elk suddenly fell through the ice at Palisades Reservoir.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. near the Alpine Feed Ground in Alpine, Wyoming. Temperatures were near 32 degrees when the animals suddenly dropped into the freezing water.
“I was headed into Jackson to go to work and I noticed a couple cars pulled over,” Dusty Jones tells “I looked off to the left and saw a couple of guys beating on the ice with a herd of elk right there in front of them.”
Jones ran down to the ice and called a friend to bring him a chainsaw. There were around a dozen elk in the frigid water, which Jones says measured …