Chicago nurse missing in Hawaii after swept away by river

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HILO, Hi. -- Rescue crews are continuing to search for a young woman from Chicago who was swept down the Wailuku River in Hilo, Hawaii during a flash flood on Friday.

Kelly Mrowinski is a traveling nurse in her mid-20's.

Fire officials say she and a man were hiking up above a waterfall, when both were swept downstream by quickly rising waters.

The man was able to swim to a riverbank, but he lost contact with mrowinski.

Her mother traveled to Hawaii for the search.


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