Man Killed from Flash Flooding in Ruidoso, New Mexico

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

RUIDOSO, NEW MEXICO - In Ruidoso, rescuers are still searching for two people caught in flash floods.  

The rain came fast and furious over the weekend.  

One person has died due to the flooding.

20-year-old Joseph Godines' body was found Monday morning in debris near a washed-out bridge.

Homes and campgrounds in the ruidoso area are also under water.

About 800 people, many of them vacationers, have left for higher ground.