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Harvey horror: Shivering tot found clinging to drowned mom

Source: CBS News

BEAUMONT, Texas -- Authorities found a shivering toddler clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in Southeast Texas after the woman tried to carry her child to safety from Harvey's floods.

Capt. Brad Penisson, of the fire-rescue department in Beaumont, said the woman's vehicle then got stuck in the flooded parking lot. Squalls from Harvey were pounding Beaumont with up to 2 inches of rain an hour at the time with 38 mph gusts, according to the National Weather Service.

Penisson said a witness saw the woman take her 18-month-old daughter and try to walk to safety when the swift current of a flooded drainage canal next to the parking lot swept them both away.

Penisson said the child was in stable condition at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. KFDM says the tot appeared to be suffering from hypothermia

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Posted by ProgressiveValue | Wed Aug 30, 2017, 12:45 PM (19 replies)

These are NOT national guard.

Posted by ProgressiveValue | Sat Aug 12, 2017, 06:08 PM (2 replies)
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