Male Motorist Killed In Victorville After Being Overcome By Flash Flood


UNTIL TOMORROW. I WILL CONTINUE TO CHECK WITH THE RAIN TOTALS ARE AS THEY ARE COMING IN. ALSO SHOW YOU WHERE THE ACTIVE SPOTS ARE COMING UP A LITTLE LATER. BACK TO YOU. SUZIE: WE TOLD YOU EARLIER ABOUT THE MAN WHO DIED IN SHERMAN OAKS AFTER POWERLINE FELL ON A CAR. THE STORM IS ALSO TURNED DEADLY IN VICTORVILLE WHERE ONE PERSON DIED WHEN FLOODWATERS OVERSLEPT THEIR CAR. JEFF: CRYSTAL IS LIVE IN VICTORVILLE WITH THE VERY LATEST. REPORTER: HI JEFF, WE NOW KNOW THIS IS A MAN THAT WAS DRIVING HIS CAR. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS HE WAS TRYING TO CROSS THE ROAD. THAT IS WHEN WATER CAME OUT OF NOWHERE AND IT PULLED HIM RIGHT TO THE WASH. YOU CAN SEE MY BEHIND ME, THERE ARE THREE CARS ACTUALLY PULLED, THREE WERE PULLED INTO THE WASH. THE DRIVER OF THE SILVER MERCEDES DID NOT MAKE IT. THE DRIVER OF THE BLACK CAR ACTUALLY GOT OUT OF HIS CAR, CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW, GOT ONTO THE ROOF AND HE WAS RESCUED. BY ACCRUING THE AIR. THAT IS AMAZING OUT HERE TONIGHT. BUT THE DRIVER OF THE SILVER CAR DID NOT MAKE IT. I’M TOLD SIX FEET HIGH SO THAT IS WAY OVER THE ROOF OF THE SILVER CAR. RESCUE CREWS HAVE CLEANED UP FOR THE NIGHT. THEY’RE JUST WAITING FOR THE WATER TO LEAVE AND THEY WILL REMOVE ALL THREE OF THESE VEHICLES OUT HERE. I DID. SUZIE: THE DRIVER OF THE WHITE TRUCK. THERE’S ONE THIRD CAR HE HAD THAT SURVIVED. HE PULLED UP AND WILL COME BACK A LITTLE LATER TO GET HIS TRUCK. I ALSO SPOKE TO A FIRE BATTALION CHIEF HE TOLD ME THE WATER WAS REALLY HIGH. HE DOES NOT KNOW EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED BUT HE DID NOTE THAT THE WATER IS SIX FEET HIGH SO THE DRIVER OF THE SILVER MERCEDES WAS NOT ABLE TO MAKE IT OUT ALIVE. BACK ON YOUR LIFE, FIVE PERCENT

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