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Colorado Flooding Update: 9th Victim's Body Identified

October 9, 2013

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A road crew works on a stretch of highway washed out by flooding along the South Platte River in Weld County, Colorado near Greeley, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.

LOVELAND, Colo. -- A body discovered in Colorado's Larimer County has been identified as that of a woman who was seen swept away by massive floodwaters on Sept. 13.

The Larimer County coroner said Tuesday the person is 60-year-old Patricia Goodwine of Cedar Grove. The cause of death was drowning.

Goodwine's body was found Monday in a debris field west of Loveland.

(MORE: Is Colorado Flood a Billion-Dollar Disaster?)

Goodwine was swept away by floodwaters that destroyed the home she had lived in for 37 years.

Her death brings to nine the number of confirmed fatalities in the disaster, which damaged or destroyed nearly 2,000 homes, washed out hundreds of miles of roads and cut off many small mountain towns.

Authorities say there are no remaining missing persons reports related to the September floods.

MORE: Colorado Flooding Slideshow

An M-923 U.S. military logistical transportation vehicle lies on its side in a ditch in Longmont after being washed away by floodwaters as local residents were cleaning up in the wake of heavy flooding on Sept. 16, 2013, in Longmont, Colo. (Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)


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