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Gila County Sheriff's Office: Woman drowns in flooded wash

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Posted at 11:35 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 14:35:26-04

GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) - Gila County authorities say a 52-year-old woman drowned when a vehicle got stuck by flash flooding in a wash north Globe late Monday.

The Sheriff's Office said Catherine Canez of Miami was found dead about a mile downstream in Irene Wash and that a second person in the vehicle, made it to safety.

He was identified as 45-year-old Richard Weaver of Globe.

The office said the incident remained under investigation.