FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman and toddler died after their car went into high water in Fort Worth and became submerged after floating into a culvert.
Officials say the car was on the service road of Loop 820 near Wilbarger Saturday afternoon when it went into the high water. Heavy rain towards the end of the week caused flooding throughout North Texas.
According to officials, after driving into the high water, the car floated and then went into a culvert in a construction site where it submerged.
The identities of the woman and toddler have not been released.
Fort Worth Fire officials confirmed a third person drowned Saturday in southeast Fort Worth near Oakdale and South Cravens after his car was swept away by floodwaters. The man’s identity has not been released.