Boy, 8, falls into storm drain, swept away by flood, police say

Credit: Bruce Bennett

Credit: Bruce Bennett

Rescuers are searching for an 8-year-old boy that fell into a storm drain and was washed out by floodwaters, police said.

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A 12-year-old boy had also fallen into the storm drain at 3:30 p.m. with the 8-year-old, but was able to get out, WLEX reported.

The 8-year-old has not been seen since, WTVQ reported. Rescuers are limited in their ability to search because the water is still too dangerous, WLEX reported.

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