A man trapped in his disabled car in near-zero temperatures for more than six hours stayed warm by donning a snowmobile suit and tearing the covers off his car upholstery to use as blankets, police said.

Timothy Gerlesky, 22, of Carrolltown, was traveling on a rural road north of Mount Jewett when he lost control of his car, slid off the roadway, rolled down an embankment and struck a tree, state police said.Gerlesky was unable to free himself from the car after the accident and remained inside from about midnight Monday to 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, police said.