Flood Survivors Remember Friends Who Died In Raging Waters

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BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Flood survivors in Colorado are remembering close friends Wesley Quinlan and his girlfriend Wiyanna Nelson who were killed in the disaster.

At a candlelight vigil, family and friends shared stories about the pair. Among them was Emily Briggs. She and her boyfriend, Nathan Jennings, were in the car with the couple along a road when a torrent of mud and water slammed into them. Briggs said, “Wesley died a hero. He would have jumped in the water if it were me or Nathan or any single person here.”

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