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Mayor: Houston Officer Dies After Being Trapped In Flooded Patrol Car
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner confirms death of police officer Sunday when he was trapped in flooded patrol car. The Houston Chronicle has reported that 60-year-old Sgt. Steve Perez was heading to work Sunday when he became trapped in high water on Interstate 45 in north Harris County and then couldn't get himself out of his car.
After Harvey Floodwaters Breach Levee, Authorities Say 'Get Out Now'
Authorities outside Houston are urging residents of Brazoria County to evacuate immediately due to floodwaters from Harvey that breached a levee, the Reuters news agency reports. A warning was posted on Twitter saying, "The levee at Columbia Lakes has been breached!! Get out now!!"