Police officer drowns in Houston
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A Houston police officer drowned on his way to work Sunday, The Houston Chronicle reported on Tuesday.

"He was trying different routes, and took a wrong turn," one official told the newspaper.


The officer’s family has yet to be officially notified, as crews work to recover his body.

The officer, a 30-year veteran of the city’s police department, unsuccessfully tried to exit his vehicle after becoming caught in the floodwaters.

The death toll of Tropical Storm Harvey, which first made landfall Friday as a Category 4 hurricane, has reached 15 with the officer’s death, the newspaper reported.