Fleischmanns, NY - Brooklyn Woman Trapped in Motel Found Dead by Rescuers
Fleischmanns, NY - The Borough Park woman who was trapped in the Valkyrie Motel (reported earlier by VIN News) located in Fleishmanns, New York when it was swept away by floodwaters, was found dead by the special team who was brought in to save her.
Mrs. Leah Stern, who was reported to be in her seventies, was unable to escape the motel when it was evacuated at approximately 8 AM this morning, as raging waters from a nearby lake flooded Main Street and uprooted the motel.
Mrs. Stern had been heard yelling for help for some time after the motel was uprooted but those in the area reported that by approximately 3:30 this afternoon, her voice could no longer be heard.
Mrs. Stern’s husband managed to evacuate safely from the motel.
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