Pictured: Pleasanton KS Man Killed Attempting To Drive Through Flood Waters

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Pleasanton man, Dean Schoenhals, aka, Robert Dean Schoenhals, was killed early Tuesday morning after his car drove through flood waters in Miami County. He was 56.

A deputy saw Schoenhals’ car, traveling north on U.S. Highway 69 at 363rd Street, attempting to drive through high standing water about 4:50 a.m. He was later located dead 75 yards from his vehicle, police said. It was not known if he left the accident scene or if he was swept away by the raging waters.

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The car hydroplaned off the highway into the east ditch into deep rushing water, the Miami County Sheriff’s Office said.

The vehicle was located about 45 minutes later about 150 yards south of where it originally went into the water.

The vehicle was found unoccupied. First responders conducted a search of the area.

First responders recovered Schoenhals’ body about 07:20 a.m. He was located about 75 yards from his vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. source

Schoenhals was the only occupant of the vehicle, deputies said.


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