Workers strained by flooding near Artesia rescued

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) – The National Guard rescued 40 oilfield workers who became stranded near Artesia due to floodwaters from remnants of Hurricane Odile.

The workers became strained at a drilling location on Friday, but were later brought to a safe location later in the day.

Elsewhere in Eddy County, a man was found dead after his vehicle got stuck in water near Loving.

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