GREENVILLE, S.C. - Authorities have found the body of a second person who was swept away by flash flood waters over the weekend in Greenville County.
Divers recovered the body of Timothy Sullivan, 39, from a pond at around 2:40 p.m. Monday, Coroner Parks Evans told local media outlets.
Sullivan had been with Kimberly Michelle Jackson, 36, when their vehicle stalled in a flooded area Saturday night near Haywood Mall, authorities said. Jackson's body was found Sunday morning in a drainage pipe in a wooded area, about 1 1/2 miles downstream in Laurel Creek.
A thunderstorm formed over Greenville and the surrounding areas around 10 p.m. Saturday and dumped 5 to 6 inches of rain in some areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Two people suffered minor injuries when their cars tumbled into a hole left when a small bridge was washed out in Greer. The flooding also shut down Interstate 85 in Greenville for a few hours.
The Reedy River in downtown Greenville went from just under 3 feet as the rains began to nearly 11 feet in just a few hours. Flood stage is 9 feet.
The storms also caused some flooding in Anderson County, but no major damage was reported.
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