Dozens of people rescued from flooding

Campbellsville/Taylor Co. FD

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Law enforcement in several counties had to rescue people from high water this weekend.

That included a rescue in Taylor County. The Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department says crews rescued a driver that crossed flooded roadways on Salem Church Road.

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The Manchester Police Department says it responded Saturday around 9:45 p.m. to Chop Bottom Road where a car was stuck in flood water.

Officers say when they arrived they saw a car partially under water with the people inside yelling for help.

The officers waded into the water with a trooper and sheriff’s deputy.

They pulled three people from the car. No one was hurt.

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