- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a man has been recovered after he was swept away in an arroyo as heavy rain swept through Albuquerque.

Crews from the Albuquerque Fire Department say they tried to attempt a swift-water rescue on the man, but couldn’t save the person Tuesday afternoon.

Bernalillo County Fire Department crews later recovered the body, which hasn’t been identified yet.

They say the man is between the ages of 20 and 30.

Albuquerque Fire Department and Albuquerque police say they received a call earlier as the rain was moving in that a man was threatening to drive his truck into an arroyo, reportedly to commit suicide.

Callers later reported seeing a body floating in the North Diversion Channel, but authorities say it was not the same man.


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