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Officials: Driver Missing After Car Swept Away By Flood Waters

Posted at 11:50 AM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 17:28:06-05

MONROE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Emergency officials are searching for a woman who is reportedly missing after her car was swept away by flood waters.

Agencies were alerted to the incident on Lyons Road around 6:57 p.m. Monday.

Preliminary information is that one woman was in the vehicle at the time. She has been identified as 19-year-old Leah Carter.

Search crews believe they have recovered the vehicle that was swept away, but they have not found the woman who was inside.