Texas school district mourns beloved coach last seen rescuing flood victims

LEAGUE CITY, Texas -- A beloved retired high school coach is being remembered as a person who went above and beyond for his students.

Ruben Jordan, a coach at Clear Creek High School for over 20 years, had been missing since Saturday morning. Family and friends said he was last seen helping rescue people from high water.

In a statement to Clear Creek HS, Jordan's family confirmed his death.

Our family would like to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks for the effort, support and prayers we received while trying to locate him, a statement said.

The district offered their condolences on Twitter.

"Our hearts are heavy with the news of Coach Jordan. Please keep him, his family and the Creek Wildcats in your thoughts during this tragedy," the tweet said.

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