BOUSE, Ariz. (AP) -- Officials say a flash flood has swamped vehicles in a low area of western Arizona's La Paz County and one woman has died.
Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Gilbert says a storm filled a normally dry wash with rushing water 40 to 50 yards across and as much as six feet deep.
Gilbert says the body of a 77-year-old woman was recovered Tuesday morning.
He says four other women who were in a small sedan with the victim were rescued after the flood struck late Monday. Two of the rescued women had been washed away from the car.
The driver of a recreational vehicle also had to be rescued at the site on a state highway about 20 miles southeast of Parker.
The Colorado River town of Parker is about 130 miles northwest of Phoenix.
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