Man caught up in Payson flash flood waters survives after 9 killed


>>HECTORS SIX DIRT — SISTER FIGHTING BACK TEARS.>>>A MAN WAS CAUGHT UP IN THE SAME FLOODWATERS THAT KILLED NINE PEOPLE THIS WEEKEND. HOWEVER HE SURVIVE. WE SET DOWN WITH HIM TO SEE HOW HE WAS ABLE TO MAKE IT.>>IF I MAKE IT OUT OF THIS ALIVE.>>Reporter: NOT KNOWING IF YOU LIVE OR DIE. WHAT YOU THINK YOU WERE SAVED?>>I DO NOT KNOW. WAS A WARM SUMMER SATURDAY. BRANDON WESTON HIS DOG LUCKY DECIDED TO GO FOR SWIM WITH HIS BUDDY.>>JUMPING OFF THE LOG AND STUFF.>>Reporter: WITH SECONDS TO REACT, THAT SWIM TURNED DANGEROUS. BRANDON SAW THIS, A RAGING MIX OF WATER, ASH, TREE LIMBS HEADIN RIGHT TOWARDS HIM.>>IF YOU MAKE THE WRONG MOVE, YOU SUCKED UNDER. YOU PRAY YOU ARE MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION.>>Reporter: WITH HIS DOG IN THE SHOULDERS, HE TRUDGED TO THE WATE EVENTUALLY, THE CURRENT OVERPOWER THEM, SWEEPING THEM DOWNSTREAM OVER THREE DIFFERENT WATERFALLS.>>I WAS SO PHYSICALLY EXHAUSTED THAT I COULD NOT HOLD HIM ANYMORE. HE RIPPED OUT OF MY ARMS>>Reporter: DISORIENTED, RIPPED UP, AND IN SHOCK, HE MADE HIS WAY TO THIS ROCK. MOMENTS LATER, RELEASING AGAINST ALL ODDS, LUCKY WAS ABLE TO SWIM TO SAFETY.>>I DO NOT KNOW HOW.>>Reporter: EVEN THOUGH HOLDING ONTO LUCKY COST — ALMOST COST YOUR LIFE, YOU WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO LET HIM GO LUCKY, LIVING UP TO THAT NAME MORE THAN EVER, HAS A FEW CUTS AND BRUISES TO MATCH BRANDON’S. NOTHING HE CANNOT HEAL FROM. NINE OTHERS HA — DO NOT HAVE THE SAME SECOND CHANCE THEY DID.>>I DO NOT WANT TO SEEM

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