San Leandro Woman Dies In Sacramento Area Flooding

SAN LEANDRO, CA — A San Leandro woman — Mei Keng Lam, 57 — died in the Sacramento area when the Cosumnes River flooded. She is one of three people confirmed dead in the flooding that happened as a result of the New Year’s Eve storm.

Deadly Storm Update: 2nd and 3rd body found from flooding off Cosumnes River today. Map shows where bodies were found. Of three victims, Coroner has only ID’d one: Mei Keng Lam. Map courtesy Kurtis Ming

— stevelarge (@largesteven) January” class=”redactor-linkify-object”>… 5, 2023 According to SFGatea second victim has been identified as Kathy Martinez whose hometown was not provided.

The Sacramento area was hit hard by flooding as levees burst and the cosumnes spilled over its banks. Roads and even a highway were inundated.

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