Pittsburgh emergency responders throw a life vest to Robert Bailey, 80, who climbed onto the roof of his car after being caught in a flash flood, Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in Pittsburgh. Three people died in a flash flood on Friday after heavy rains submerged cars in the area around Washington Boulevard, which runs parallel to the Allegheny River in the city's Highland Park neighborhood, after thunderstorms dropped up to 3 inches of rain in an hour. (AP Photo/Tribune Review, Chris Langer) PITTSBURGH OUT
A pair of storms hit Pittsburgh on Friday and caused a flash flood in the late afternoon.
Three people were killed when they were trapped in their car.
One person is missing and presumed dead.
The flash flood submerged several vehicles on Washington Boulevard in the city’s Washington Boulevard neighborhood.
The water rose very fast and the vehicles floated in the water.
People were rescued from the top of their cars.
Workers clear vehicles from the scene of flash flood, caused by heavy rains, along Washington Blvd. where three people died while trapped in their car Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)