Phoenix water rescue video: MCSO crews rescue woman trapped in flood waters

SUN CITY WEST, AZ - Tuesday's record-breaking storms have flooded roadways and washes across Arizona -- prompting emergency responses around the Valley.

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Air15 video over Sun City West captured a Maricopa County Sheriff's rescue unit pulling a woman from a minivan being buried under rushing flood waters just before noon.

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Footage showed two men on the bank area along the wash near 211th Avenue and Bradley as an MCSO helicopter landed nearby. Crews then broke through the vehicle's driver side window to help pull the woman to safety.

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