1 found dead, 3 rescued after truck gets caught in flood waters

Courtesy: Taylorsville-Spencer Co, Fire District

TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – One person is dead after firefighters say his truck became trapped when he tried to cross a flooded bridge in Spencer County.

The Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District says crews were called to a report of a truck in the water on Old Heady Road around 1:40 a.m. Monday.

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Crews say they rescued one woman who was found clinging to a tree.

They say two children were found alive downstream on the bank of the stream.

Rescuers began searching for the man.

According to WHAS-TV, his body was found a few hours later.

Video of water call.

Posted by Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District on Sunday, June 16, 2019