Flash Flood Kills 5 Children, 4 Adults at Arizona Swim Hole

Gila County Sheriff's Office Sgt. David Hornung briefs members of the media during a search and rescue operation for victims of a flash flood along the banks of the East Verde River, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter, have recovered bodies of children and adults, some as far as two miles down the river after Saturday's flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona.

By Published on July 17, 2017

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