By Tony Gonzalez|
The News Virginian
With the waters of Rockfish Run tugging at his legs and a shirtless 9-year-old boy under one arm, Chuck Worden reached for the child’s mother as she dangled from the railing of a bridge Saturday.
He caught the woman by her hair.
But the strands slipped through and the flooding brown water stole Tina Marie Allen. In her arms was Lacy Elizabeth Taylor, 8.
The woman and the girl drowned in the flooding creek Saturday after they slipped while crossing the Kirby Avenue bridge at about 5:30 p.m. Police said the trio went around a barricade placed there after a vehicle became stuck earlier.
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