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Gazette Premium Content 7th death confirmed in Colorado flooding

The Denver Post Updated: September 19, 2013 at 4:51 pm

The flood death toll continued to rise Thursday when authorities announced two new fatalities.

Thursday afternoon, the Boulder County Coroner's Office announced that a body found near Lyons had been identified as 80-year-old Gerald Boland.

Boland was a former Lyons basketball coach and longtime teacher. His truck was found battered and abandoned after last weeks' flooding.

Earlier, the Larimer County Sheriff's Department said a 46-year-old Drake man is presumed dead after he and his home were washed away.

Statewide, 200 people remain unaccounted for, down from a peak of 1,200. Seven have been confirmed dead.

His name was not released.

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