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Video: Flash flooding sends man and van down into ravine

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Posted at 10:15 AM, Sep 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-11 11:51:40-04

WARNING: Video contains images and language that may not be suitable for all audiences. 

Update: The couple inside the van talked about their experience after being swept away in the flash flood.

They were reunited at a shelter after the incident and weren’t seriously injured.

The man who you see jump into the water to try to help them suffered a broken arm and is home recovering.

LAS VEGAS – Flooding in southern Utah and the surrounding areas has closed highways, washed away roads and sent large boulders rolling across streets.

A Fox 13 viewer sent us video of the flooding on I-15 about 30 miles north of Las Vegas.

According to the description on YouTube from Shane Dukeman, at 1:37 into the video you see a man jumping to the van.

Then at 1:47 the person appears to be sucked under the van and then seconds later they appear to go down into the ravine with the van.

Fox 13 checked with the Nevada Department of Public Safety and no deaths have been reported from the flooding at this time.

We have not been able to reach friends or family to confirm the man’s condition.

This story will be updated as soon as more information is available.