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Death Toll Rises in Colorado Flooding

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Boulder County officials say another person has been found dead from the Colorado Floods, bringing the statewide death toll to seven.

Aerial taken by the KCNC chopper while flying over northern Colorado counties hit hard by flooding. Taken September 13, 2013.


Boulder County officials say another person has been found dead from the Colorado floods, bringing the statewide death toll to seven.

Liz Donaghey of the county Office of Emergency Management said Thursday the victim was found near Lyons, a small town in the foothills that was heavily damaged by floodwaters. Donaghey said no other information was immediately available.

Three other people are missing and presumed dead, all in adjacent Larimer County.

Statewide, 200 people remain unaccounted for, down from a peak of 1,200.


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