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Storms dump record rain in Oklahoma and cause death in Texas


September 23, 2018

DALLAS (AP) — A storm system dumped record amounts of rain in parts of Oklahoma and caused flooding in Texas, including in the Dallas area, where floodwaters swept a man from a bridge to his death near the University of Texas' campus in nearby Arlington.

"(A) witness ... stated that the victim was swept under a bridge by rushing waters," shortly before midnight Friday, according to Arlington Fire Department Lt. Mike Joiner.

The man's body was found a few hours later. His name hasn't been released.

The Dallas Fire Department said at least 15 people were rescued from the rising waters at ab...

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