Elderly Friendswood man dies after Harvey evacuation

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Nursing home patient died while being evacuated due to Hurricane Harvey

A man evacuated from an assisted living facility in Friendswood during Tropical Storm Harvey died after being transported 95 miles away in Huntsville.

According to Friendswood police, Ronald Zaring was evacuated from the Friendswood Health Care Center on Sunday and cared for at Friendswood High School.

Zaring was taken to Huntsville by a strike team two days later, where he died, police said.

Police identified Zaring and Clear Creek ISD football coach Ruben Jordan as the town's two deaths during the disaster.

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More than 3,000 homes were flooded in the city located in southeast Harris County.
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