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8-Year-Old Boy Swept Into Storm Drain In Rowan County Flooding

Posted at 6:55 PM, Sep 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-09 18:55:28-04

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Morehead Police confirm crews are looking for a boy who fell into a storm drain and was swept away by floodwaters.

Reportedly a 12-year-old boy and an 8-year-old boy fell in a storm drain around 3:30p.m. while there was flooding in the area.

Police say the older boy was able to get out, but the 8-year-old has not been found.

EMS and fire crews are searching for the boy, but they are not searching in the water because it is still too dangerous.

Check back as we will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.