Heavy rainfall leads to rescue in Garrard County

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Courtesy: Garrard County EMA/CSEPP

GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) –A mother and child were rescued in Garrard County after their car became stranded in high water.

According to the Garrard County EMA/CSEPP Facebook page, it was among the many reports of stalled vehicles on Buckeye Road Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

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“As little as 6 inches of water can push smaller vehicles,” the Garrard County EMA/CSEPP Facebook says.

Emergency officials are reminding the community to be cautious during heavy rains, as roads may be washed away, and there may be gravel wash-outs and debris on the roads . They also say to not cross flooded roads.