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Body of Teenager Swept Away By Floodwater Found in Lake

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Officials have recovered the body of a teenager swept away by floodwater Monday night.

The Cedar Rapids Gazette reports that 17-year-old Logan Blake was swept into a storm sewer, located near Arthur Elementary School, while playing frisbee with friends. A second teenager, 17-year-oldĀ David Bliss, attempted to retrieve his friend but was also pulled into the drain by storm runoff. Bliss traveled more than a mile through the storm sewer system and ended up in Cedar Lake. Bliss then walked to a nearby hospital for help.

Blake's body was found in Cedar Lake on Tuesday afternoon.


    • Sarah

      Well since the article didn’t even remotely state they were playing in the river or lake, your comment is unnecessary. They were playing & one got swept away in a drain while the other boy tried to save him! Praying for the boys family & friends & also for the boy that tried to save his life. RIP

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