Body found near where teen was swept away

March 20, 2008 2:43:39 PM PDT
Searchers looking for a teenager who apparently was swept away by floodwaters are recovering a body, but aren't sure if it is the teen. Mesquite Fire Department spokesman Mark Noble says the body was spotted around 2:45 p.m. Thursday by ground searchers downstream from where the teen disappeared.

More than 100 people were combing an area south of a highway overpass for the 14-year-old.

The teenager disappeared Tuesday afternoon when he was pulled in by fast moving floodwaters. Another teenager was able to swim to safety, but said his friend was swept away and sucked into a drainage pipe.

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