Woman found dead in flooded vehicle

Posted at 7:58 PM, Dec 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-28 20:58:14-05

Rescue crews recovered a woman's body from a flooded vehicle near a Bixby creek, Monday.

Highway Patrol officers tell us Melissa Phillips died after driving her vehicle off the road near South Mingo Road and 201st Street South. The vehicle was submerged under water.

Officials say Melissa Phillips' family reported her missing Sunday afternoon, when she didn't attend a planned dinner.


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