DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado woman says she first learned her husband was trapped in Algeria during a terrorist attack when he sent her two ominous text messages.
A family spokeswoman for Steven Wysocki, a production supervisor at the natural gas plant seized by terrorists, says he hid for 2 1/2 days before escaping the plant Friday.
His wife, Kristi Wysocki, tells a special interest website her husband's first text said, "I love you. Bad problems. I hope I can talk again." The second said, "It's a terror attack. I'm OK now. Will try to call you later."
The texts were reported in Dressage-News.com, a website devoted to the competitive horse-training sport of dressage. Kristi Wysocki is a dressage rider and judge.
The Wysockis live in Elbert, a small town about 40 miles southeast of Denver.