Arizona Flash Flood Kills 5 Children, 4 Adults

Wochit Headline News - July 17, 2017

An Arizona creek turne deadly when a group of adults, teens and children from the Phoenix and Flagstaff areas met on Saturday for a day-trip at a popular swimming hold near Payson.

Heavy rainfall just upstream in the Tonto National Forest unleashed 6-foot-high floodwaters onto the group, leaving 9 bodies in its wake.

A search an rescue team recovered the bodies of five children and 4 adults.

A 13-year-old from the same group remains missing..


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