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Four people die in Kentucky flood waters in two accidents

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FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) - Emergency officials in Nelson and Carroll Counties notified Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) in Frankfort that they recovered four drowning victims from flood waters this morning in two separate accidents.

Nelson County officials were called to investigate a vehicle trapped in flood waters of the Rolling Fork River along Walter Hall Road and Dee Dee Road, near New Hope, Kentucky.

Initial reports are that the vehicle drove into the water with five people inside. Two escaped and three were trapped. The bodies of those three were recovered and have been turned over to the Nelson County Coroner. The other two victims were taken to Flaget Memorial Hospital to be treated for hypothermia.

The names of the victims have not been released. They are between the ages of 30 and 60 and from Marion County.

There was another drowning near Carrollton, along Gilgal road, where a person was trapped underneath a four-wheeler when it overturned in a creek. The victim's body has been recovered and turned over to the Carroll County Coroner.

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