JUNCTION, Texas (AP) — Emergency personnel have found the bodies of two of the four people swept away when raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas.
Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the bodies were found Thursday on the banks of the Llano River more than six miles downstream from where they went missing.READ MORE: Jail Escapee Arrested Trying To Flee Texas At Southern Border
The search for the other two continues.
Heavy rains Sunday night caused the South Llano River to rise and submerge parts of Junction, about 140 miles west of Austin.READ MORE: Supreme Court To Consider Challenge To Harvard And UNC Affirmative Action Policies
The three men and one woman were staying at the South Llano RV Park when the floods washed away several RVs and the park office.
Emergency crews were able to rescue dozens of other people using ropes, life jackets, boats and helicopters on Monday, including some who were plucked from the river and a tree.MORE NEWS: Hill County Home To $2M Texas Lottery Winner
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