Floods wash away home, kill man in Vernon County

Published: Sep. 22, 2016 at 4:43 PM CDT
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Flooding washed a home down a hill and killed a man in Vernon County Thursday.

The sheriff's department says a mudslide happened along Highway 35, Southwest of Viroqua, just before 5 a.m.

Deputies say a home was washed down the hill, and the man who lived there, Michael McDonald, 53, was missing.

Crews searched the area and found his body around 1:15 Thursday afternoon.