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Elderly victim washed away by flood despite rescue effort.

Family members of a man washed away by flood waters while rescue crews were trying to bring him and a woman to safety told KVUE News Wednesday that his body has been found.

Fred and Kathlyn List live in the neighborhood and were attempting to lead a visitor out of the subdivision Tuesday night when their car was stranded in the rushing waters north of Georgetown, near the Berry Creek Country Club.

A firefighter moved out to pull each of them to safety one at a time, but as they moved toward the end of the car, the force of the water swept them away. Kathlyn List, 78, who was wearing a life jacket given to her just moments earlier, floated down the raging floodwaters and was caught in two ropes rescue workers had thrown across the creek.

Fred List, 80, was not wearing a life jacket and disappeared into the water. Emergency workers spent the night looking for him from both the ban

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Added: Mar-14-2007 
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