A Fairfax fire department spokesman says two people, one of them a child, are dead after they were swept away in rain-swollen waters Thursday night.
Dan Schmidt, spokesman for Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, says a child died after being swept away in the Piney Branch Creek in Vienna.
He also said another person had died in a similar incident, but did not know in what body of water. Other details were not available. However, earlier in the evening Fairfax officials said a 12-year child had fallen into badly swollen Piney Branch Creek in Vienna near Marcliff Court.