The Maiden’s Grave Spring in Yellowstone National Park nearly claimed a life on Oct. 4 after an accident turned tragic.
Washington resident Laiha Slayton, 20, her dad Woodrow, 48, and her rescue puppies, shih tzus named Rusty and Chevy, were visiting Yellowstone National Park. They stopped their car about 30 yards from the spring to walk, and while they were getting leashes, the two dogs jumped out of the car and started sniffing around.
Apparently, while Rusty was wandering, he stepped on a hot spot and it startled him, causing him to run into the spring, which is around 200 degrees Fahrenheit, according to NBC News.
Laiha followed Rusty and jumped into the water in a bid to save his life. Her father was right behind