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Fifth death feared in Colorado floods

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Fifth death feared in Colorado floods

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It is feared five people may have now been killed in severe flooding in Colorado.

Four deaths had already been confirmed before officials said that a 60-year-old woman was missing and “presumed dead.”

Around 200 people are said to be unaccounted for in eastern Colorado. Authorities said that some of them might have been stranded or cut off from communication.

Flood waters have toppled buildings, washed out roads and bridges and overwhelmed farmland.

Communities have been evacuated, as forecasters predict more heavy rain.