Authorities search for body in Nogales wash

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The Nogales Fire Department is searching the Nogales wash for the body of a woman who got swept away by flood waters Thursday night. (Source: Tucson News Now) The Nogales Fire Department is searching the Nogales wash for the body of a woman who got swept away by flood waters Thursday night. (Source: Tucson News Now)
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NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Search crews are searching the Nogales wash Friday morning for a body seen floating in the water Thursday night, according to the Rio Rico Fire Department.

Authorities began the search at 9 a.m.

The Nogales Fire Department said it spotted the body of a woman near downtown Thursday night but was not able to recover it.

The Nogales International newspaper identified the woman as 43-year-old Karla Salazar, who was swept away during storms in Nogales, Sonora. She was in a car with her husband and son, who were able to escape and eventually were treated at a hospital.

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