Authorities in Albemarle County resumed their search Saturday around Ivy Creek for a person missing from a Toyota Prius swept away in flood waters. A second occupant in the Prius was found dead.
SYRIA, Va. (AP) — Searchers in Virginia have found the body of a woman swept away in flash flooding earlier in the week.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday afternoon that a body had been found and identified as the woman who went missing Wednesday night in flood waters near Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria.
In nearby Albemarle County, authorities were continuing their search around Ivy Creek for a person missing from a Toyota Prius swept away in flood waters. A second occupant in the Prius was found dead.
Search dogs were assisting with the effort in Albemarle County.
Saturday’s searches occurred while the region was again drenched by heavy rains. News outlets in Richmond reported flash flooding Saturday evening in Henrico and Chesterfield counties that stranded some cars on roads and parking lots.