The Latest: Texas man swept away in flood found alive

HOUSTON (AP) — The latest on the storms drenching parts of Texas (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

The San Antonio Fire Department chief says a man who was swept into a flooded drainage ditch amid drenching rains has been found safe.

Chief Charles Hood announced at a press conference Sunday afternoon that the man was “washed out of the waterway” and eventually made his way to a road, where a passer-by spotted him. That person notified emergency responders.

Authorities had previously said the man was walking his dog before dawn early Saturday when he was swept away. The man’s dog is safe.

Local media report the man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

 

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