CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have identified another of the 22 people killed in the winter flood in the Midwest.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Saturday that the body of 52-year-old Brian N. Hunt of Halfway was found Friday in southwest Missouri. His vehicle was swept away by floodwaters in Polk County on December 26th.
Mike O’Connell of the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency said earlier that Hunt’s body was found just downstream from where his vehicle left the road.
Fifteen of the deaths were in Missouri and seven in Illinois.
Searches continue for a teenager in Illinois, two men in Missouri and a country music singer in Oklahoma.