2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson

8 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Sunday, May 28 2017 May 28, 2017 Sunday, May 28, 2017 1:38:00 PM CDT May 28, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.

The Springfield News-Leader reports two others inside the vehicle Saturday night escaped to safety.

Deputy Taney County coroner Bryan Koppitz says two bodies were found Sunday morning. Their identities were not immediately released.

Rescuers are searching Fall Creek and Lake Taneycomo near where the creek spills into the lake.

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