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Woman dies in severe Detroit flooding

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 00:36

A woman died of cardiac arrest after her car got trapped in severe flooding in suburban Detroit. Linda So reports.

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Michigan under a state of emergency after record-breaking rains flooded the Detroit area turning highways into rivers. One woman died after her car got trapped in severe flooding. The mayor of Warren says she died of cardiac arrest. More than five inches of rain fell stranding drivers and forcing some to abandon their cars. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED MAN, SAYING: "I saw about six cars get stuck on the way home. Just trying to help out." SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN, SAYING: "I was getting ready to go to the store but I looked outside and it's like a river outside." More than a thousand cars were abandoned in the city of Warren alone where the storm is said to have hit the hardest.

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Woman dies in severe Detroit flooding

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 00:36