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Body of man swept away in Albuquerque flash flood is found

Aug 11, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have spotted the body of a man who reportedly was swept away by flash flooding in an arroyo in Albuquerque. City firefighters had been searching for the man after someone called 911 shortly before 4 p.m. Friday to say someone was caught in the rushing water near the Alameda bridge. The name of the man hasn't been released yet. Authorities say he's believed to be around 40 years old. Rain and flash flooding raised the water level in the North Diversion Channel to nearly 8 feet high Friday afternoon.