Woman Swept From Car, Dies, in Texas Floods
130 rescued after 10 inches of rain falls
By Ruth Brown, Newser Staff
Posted May 25, 2013 5:00 PM CDT
Men help a woman from her car in San Antonio floodwaters.   (AP Photo/San Antonio Express-News, Lisa Krantz)

(Newser) – A torrent of heavy rain hit San Antonio last night and this morning, flooding streets and leaving one woman dead. The woman, 29, climbed on the roof of her car after being trapped in the flood, but was swept away by floodwaters, reports USA Today. The water is up to 4 feet high in some homes, and around 130 people have been rescued from cars and houses. Ten inches of ran has fallen in the San Antonio area today since midnight, making this the city's second-wettest day on record.

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boxcar
May 26, 2013 2:35 PM CDT
A lady driving in suburbs of Dallas, TX during a downpour with streets flooded up to the curb, did not realize her bridge had been washed away, drove off into the torrent- found her downstream drowned in her car the next day
NYUFan
May 26, 2013 9:53 AM CDT
"after being trapped in the flood" *************************************** the floodwaters into which she DROVE? Hard way to learn.
Iffida
May 26, 2013 9:53 AM CDT
Wonder if the BIG Governor Perry, will allow money from the Federal Government to help these poor people out?