Pregnant woman, son killed in flash floods

The woman and her 8-year-old son were found dead after their car was overcome by rising rapids in Douglass Township, Pennsylvania, according to officials.
1:26 | 07/12/19

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Deadly flash flooding hitting near Philadelphia will Reeve is there and Douglass township Pennsylvania with the latest good morning well. Cecilia those heavy rains and flash floods overnight here in rural Pennsylvania turned deadly for a young pregnant mother and her child. In Pennsylvania the water rushed in so quickly many people stranded in their cars fully submerged along roadways. In Douglass township officials say a pregnant woman and her eight year old son were found dead. After their car was overcome by the rising rapids sweeping them away. She was on the phone with 911 when she first got stranded until her car flipped and they lost connection. Officials searching for hours before the young family was found. Many streets looking like rivers the water so high in some areas highways had to be shut down this car was still running as the water overtook it. Water rescue teams riding through the streets checking stranded cars for people. A massive sinkhole opening up in Pittsburgh due to the heavy rain. The water will we'll definitely wash your car away very easily. Let alone if you're on foot. Andy New Hampshire the power of the water carrying away 1000 pound hay bales like pool toys. The names and identities of the mother and her child have not yet been released it did happen just over my shoulder here. In the very flooded muddy man a Tawny creek. A tragedy just twenty miles outside of Philadelphia.

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