Police say a 2-year-old boy was among at least 7 people in heavy rain in New York City.
The victims included a 48-year-old woman who called 911 due to flooding at her home in the Queens Grand Central Parkway area by New York City Police (NYPD) agents. The woman was taken to Forest Mountain Hospital by emergency services, where she was pronounced dead.
Authorities found two more victims in Queens on Wednesday night on 183rd Street, New York Police said. A 45-year-old woman was taken by emergency services to Queens General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The 22-year-old died at the scene.
A 50-year-old man, a 48-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy were pronounced dead at 64th Street as NYPD officials responded to a 911 flood call.
In Brooklyn, police found a 66-year-old man answering a 911 call to report flooding Wednesday night at his home on Ridgewood Avenue. He died at the scene.
The New York Bank said all of the victims were there from 10pm to midnight on Wednesday.
In Pasai, New Jersey, Mayor Hector Lora told CNN’s Don Lemon that the vehicle the 70-year-old was traveling in was hit by water and rescued from the flood.
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