DENVER — Authorities say two people died in separate incidents after being swept away in waterways outside Denver.
Jefferson County sheriff's officials tell KUSA-TV a man in his mid-20s was wading in Clear Creek Canyon with a group of people when he was swept downstream Sunday.
The man, who wasn't identified, was found near a pedestrian bridge near the intersection of U.S. 6 and Colorado 93.
The sheriff's office says rescuers were unable to resuscitate him.
Earlier that day, rescue crews recovered the body of 38-year-old Jeannette Reynolds, who had been swept away in a gulch during heavy rain in Lakewood.
Lakewood police say she was a transient who lived in the area.
Authorities say the coroner's office performed an autopsy but the more studies are needed to determine cause of death.