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Rescuers find man swept away by water in Raymore

Authorities in Raymore have found a man who had been swept into a sewer or stormwater system this morning.

Rescuers called for a medical helicopter. No other information about his condition was available.

The man was working in a sewer in the 600 block of West Foxwood Drive when he was swept away in the water. Other workers saw the man being swept away and alerted authorities.

Emergency crews were trying to locate the man by removing manhole covers. Police said they were not sure if the worker was swept into the storm water or sanitary lines.

Kansas City firefighters assisted in the search.

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