Houston Drownings Confirmed; Police Officer, Family of Six

Houston police officer drowns in Harvey flood, newspaper reports

Houston Police Sergeant Steve Perez

(CHRIS MILLER, WWL NEWS) A Houston police officer drowned in his patrol car Sunday, The Houston Chronicle reports. SEE FULL POST AT WWL.COM

Family of 6 drowns while trying to escape Harvey

(STEPHANIE GRAFLAGE, FOX4KC) A TV station in Houston is reporting that a family of six has drowned northeast of Houston.

According to reporters for KHOU, the family was trying to escape Tropical Storm Harvey when their van flooded.

KHOU says there were four children ages 16 or younger and their great grandparents. The driver, the children’s great-uncle, was able to escape the van before it went under water. SEE FULL POST AT FOX4KC

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