Crews rescue person swept away by flood water in Laurel County


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) – One person is doing ok after they were swept away by flood water in Laurel County.

Officials with the London-Laurel Rescue Squad posted on their Facebook page they were called to American Greeting Card Road Thursday night for a report of a missing woman.

When crews got to the scene, they found articles of clothing on the bank of Horse Creek.

At that point, swift water teams were deployed and they were able to find the woman about 1/4 of a mile downstream on the creek bank.

We’re told she told rescuers she just wanted to get her feet wet when the fast moving water carried her away.

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