LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A person has been rescued after being swept away by flood waters in Lawrence County early Monday morning.
Emergency crews responded around 6 a.m. to the area of Lambs Ferry Road and Union Hill Road in Leoma for a water rescue.
According to county officials, the person got onto the roof of a vehicle after becoming trapped in high water. The person was then washed away by the water and held onto a tree until being rescued.
Crews were able to perform a rescue in about 30 minutes. They said they then transported the person safely back to dry land.
No injuries were reported.