Houston pastor seen checking submerged cars looking for flood victims

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Brian Roberson II was stuck on Texas State Highway 288 when he came across a man on top of submerged cars. 

The man told Roberson he was a pastor and wanted to help to make sure no one was in those stranded vehicles

"It was such a powerful visual that shows how we can all do something to look out for each other," Roberson said. 

The pictures Roberson took show the pastor in chest-deep water as he tries to check for victims. 

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Roberson's aunt, Tera Stidum, said in a Facebook post that Roberson didn't get the pastor's name, and only remembers him saying his church is in the Yellowstone area, and starts with the word "Mt."

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"If you have ANY clue who this man could be, please hit me up," Stidum said. 

A submerged car on Interstate 610 North on August 27, 2017 in Houston as the city battles Tropical Storm Harvey and the resulting catastrophic flooding. 
Photo: THOMAS B. SHEA/AFP/Getty Images

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