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Search Continues for Wichita Man Swept Away in Flood

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The search continues for a Wichita man whose pickup truck was swept away by floodwaters. Sixty-two-year-old Richard Lowery went missing after torrential storms dropped up to seven inches of rain in southern Kansas on Friday night. Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet says Lowery and his son were in their truck Friday night when they drove into water over the road and got swept into a creek south of Rose Hill. Thirty-eight-year-old Samuel Lowery got his window down as the vehicle was filling with water and floated to safety downstream. Lowery's pickup truck and some of his clothing have been found.  Several other people were rescued from vehicles stranded on flooded streets, although no injuries were reported. Elsewhere, rescuers used boats to evacuate some Mulvane residents from their homes.

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