The car is swept away by the mudslide
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Car swept away after heavy rains cause mudslide in Colorado

11 July 2013 Last updated at 14:57 BST

Amateur footage has emerged showing a car being swept away by a mudslide in Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Heavy rain caused the deluge after last year's deadly Waldo Canyon wildfires left vast tracts of ground without the cover of vegetation.

Tom Santorelli reports.