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9 family members dead, 1 missing in Arizona flash flooding

July 16, 2017 8:25 PM
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9 family members dead, 1 missing in Arizona flash flooding

July 16 (UPI) -- Nine extended family members from Phoenix died and another one is missing after being swept away in flash flooding in central Arizona, authorities said Sunday.

Four other family members were rescued from the Cold Springs Swimming Hole inside Tonto National Forest north of Payson, the Gila County Sheriff's Office said. Payson is 88 miles north of Phoenix.

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