Monday, September 15, 2008

Ike's Ire Inundates Indiana


"Massive effort rescues nearly 2,000 in Texas" by James C. McKinley Jr., New York Times News Service | September 15, 2008

HOUSTON - The victims included four people who died in floodwaters and high winds in Indiana. A teacher and his father were sucked into a culvert and drowned while trying to rescue a 10-year-old boy from a flooded ditch in Chesterton in northwest Indiana, the state Department of Natural Resources said. Falling trees were blamed for two deaths in southern Indiana.