Mountain Electric Linemen Rescue Woman Trapped In Flood Waters

Last Updated on February 11, 2020 7:03 pm

Two crew members of Mountain Electric Cooperative are being credited with saving a flood victim in Johnson County, Tennessee.

Thursday, February 6, Rick Courtner and Cody Bryant rescued a woman trapped in her vehicle, according to a social media post by MCE.

Flood waters carried the vehicle approximately 300 yards before becoming lodged on a rock.

WJHL-TV reports that the woman was traveling on Hwy 91 in Laurel Bloomery when a rockslide pushed her truck into a creek. The woman was not injured emergency management told the TV outlet.

Photo: Mountain Electric Cooperative
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