Severe thunderstorms moved through central Oklahoma Thursday night causing flooding and power outages across the area.
Oklahoma City police say a 60-year-old man drowned while trying to rescue a relative who was stranded by floodwaters.
Police say the man was swept into a drainage canal and drowned early Friday in northwest Oklahoma City. Police say the relative, who was stranded in a car, escaped without injury.
That incident happened near NW 122nd and Pennsylvania. Police reported water over the roadway there with three stalled cars in the intersection.