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Searchers find body of teen missing in Texas flood

Published: Sunday, July 5 2015 6:59 p.m. MDT

Members of the Texas Parks and Wildlife use a grappling hook to search Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Shertz, Texas, for a missing teen who was swept away in a rain swollen Cibilo Creek Saturday.  (Eric Gay, Associated Press) Members of the Texas Parks and Wildlife use a grappling hook to search Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Shertz, Texas, for a missing teen who was swept away in a rain swollen Cibilo Creek Saturday. (Eric Gay, Associated Press)

SCHERTZ, Texas — Authorities say search teams have found the body of teenager who was swept away by floodwaters as he tried to swim across a swollen creek near San, Antonio.

Avron Adams, 18, of Schertz, got swept away while trying to cross Cibolo Creek.

David Harris, a spokesman for Schertz, said about 5:45 p.m. searchers located Adams' body near where rescue dogs had earlier identified his sent. Harris said Adams' family has been notified.

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