25-Year-Old ‘Dreamer’ Dies While Trying to Rescue Harvey Flood Victims

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People make their way through a flooded street during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images)

People make their way through a flooded street during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images)

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Alonso Guillen drove more than 100 miles south from his home in Lukfin, Texas, last week, determined to help those trapped by Hurricane Harvey flooding in the Houston area.

But he and another man disappeared after their boat capsized in a flood-swollen creek Wednesday, and relatives began searching for their bodies.

On Friday, searchers found the body of Tomas Carreon, 25, of Lufkin. On Sunday, relatives spotted Guillen’s body.

“He was floating in the water,” his brother Jesus Guillen, 36, a Lufkin truck driver, said in Spanish during a phone interview.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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