Detroit Flooding Claims Another Victim

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WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 100-year-old suburban Detroit woman was found in her flooded condominium basement Tuesday, a day after heavy rain swamped much of the area and stranded motorists on water-clogged streets and freeways.

The woman’s daughter was concerned about her welfare and went to the home to check on her, said Warren Mayor James Fouts.

Fouts said the woman appears to have drowned. A cause of death was not immediately available, and Fouts did not release the woman’s name.

Her death was the second blamed on storms that dumped 5.2 inches of rain on Warren on Monday. A 30-year-old woman suffered seizures and died after her vehicle became trapped in high water.

Roughly 1,000 vehicles had been abandoned in floodwaters in the suburb where many roads were closed.

“This is going to go down as the great flood of 2014,” Fouts said.

Fearing more drivers…

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