At least nine people were killed overnight in New Jersey after flash floods from the remnants of Hurricane Ida inundated homes, swept away cars and overflowed rivers, officials said Thursday.
Five people, including three family members and a neighbor, in the Oakwood Plaza apartment complex in Elizabeth were killed sometime overnight, city spokeswoman Kelly Martins told The Post.
The Elizabeth Fire Department discovered the dead bodies of a married couple — a 72-year-old woman and 71-year-old man — along with their 38-year-old son and 33-year-old neighbor on Thursday morning.
Information on the fifth fatality from the complex, which was “completely flooded out,” was not immediately available, Martins
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