Missing 74-year-old Skagit County man found dead in floodwaters

CLEAR LAKE, Wash. — The Skagit County Sheriff’s Department said the body of a missing 74-year-old man from Clear Lake was found in floodwaters Wednesday.

His body was found in floodwaters near Francis Road in Clear Lake.

The small town, which sits outside of Mount Vernon, borders the Skagit River and saw flooding as a result of the recent atmospheric river weather systems that have dropped a record amount of rainfall on the region through November.

The deadly flooding that hit Skagit and Whatcom counties in northwestern Washington also caused widespread damage.

On Nov. 15, an Everson man’s body was found after he went missing

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