EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPutnam Man Dies While Trying To Cleanup Flood Debris
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Reported by: Mamie Buoy
Web Producer: Mamie Buoy
Reported: Jul. 22, 2013 9:11 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 23, 2013 10:17 AM EDT
Buffalo , Putnam County , West Virginia
A 63-year-old year old man has died after he was swept away by flood waters near his Putnam County home.
Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese says the 63-year-old man went to cleanup debris at a bridge near his Eighteen Mile Creek Road home.
The family called the Buffalo Fire department when they went to check on him and couldn't find him. Firefighters found the man's body downstream.
We have a crew on the scene. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for more information.
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