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1 man believed drowned as storms flood Oklahoma, Arkansas


September 2, 2020

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man is believed to have drowned when his vehicle was swept off an Oklahoma City street during heavy rainfall, authorities said Tuesday.

The man's body had not been found Tuesday afternoon, but he is not believed to have survived, said District Fire Chief Benny Fulkerson.

The man was last seen shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday standing atop his vehicle, which was later found submerged, Fulkerson said.

More than 6 inches of rain fell in the area between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m., said National Weather Service meteorologist John Pike in Norman.

Up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of...

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