In this Oct. 6, 2015 photo, floodwaters rush over a diversion dam in Columbia, South Carolina. The historic rains and floods that battered the state in 2015 destroyed more than $1 billion in homes and property and left thousands struggling to recoup. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

The widow of a man who drowned in South Carolina’s historic 2015 flooding is suing the federal government over a dam that failed on an Army base near Columbia, according to the Associated Press.

The lawsuit, filed in late December by Lois McCarty, seeks unspecified damages related to the death of her husband early on the morning of Oct. 4, 2015.

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