Woman, 2 children die in North Texas flash flood

Staff Writer

DALLAS (AP) —A woman and her two young children died when the family car was caught in rushing flash flood waters in the West Texas rolling plains.
Erath County Sheriff Matt Coates tells the Stephenville Empire-Tribune that crews launched a high-water rescue effort only to find the woman’s husband clinging to a tree. He was taken to a hospital.
The mother’s body was later recovered from the swamped car. Their 7-year-old son was found 400 yards (365 meters) further downstream, and their 3-year-old girl was found 3 miles (5 kilometers) downstream...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.