Fort Plain woman presumed dead in flood waters

FORT PLAIN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Law enforcement officials tell WNYT in Albany that an elderly woman is presumed dead after her home was swept away in raging flood waters.

WNYT also spoke with family members who confirm that 87-year-old Ethel Healey was inside her mobile home Friday morning when the nearby creek flooded.

Police say she refused to leave her trailer after being warned.

Witnesses tell WNYT they saw her trailer swept away by the waters.

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