Police: Man found dead in Frederick creek apparently drowned in flood

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick Police say a man accidentally drowned while apparently seeking shelter in a creek tunnel during a driving rainstorm.

Officers said in a news release that the body of 49-year-old Santos Garcia of Frederick was found in Rock Creek in Willowdale Park Thursday morning. Investigators believe Garcia took shelter in a drainage tunnel during Wednesday evening's heavy rains.

Police say the rain caused major flooding in the creek and drainage tunnels.

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