ELIZABETHTOWN, KY (WAVE) - Emergency crews are on the scene of an apparent drowning in Elizabethtown.
The incident happened just before 8 p.m. in an area off Main Street near Logan and Montgomery Streets. The Hardin County Coroner is on the scene.
A spokesman for the coroner's office said the victim is a man who had been fishing. It was not immediately clear where the drowning happened, but Buffalo Lake is in the vicinity of the staging area.
WAVE 3 News has a crew headed to the scene, and we will have more information on WAVE 3 News at 11 and on wave3.com as soon as it becomes available.
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In Jackson County, twenty-three roads were closed by Saturday afternoon, including parts of US 250, 256 and 258.
Rising floodwaters all across WAVE Country are causing widespread problems. Others are finding creative ways to document what is projected to be a historic weather event in Louisville.
As of Thursday night, the Ohio River was in minor flood stage. It is forecast to crest in moderate flood stage.
The American Red Cross has opened eight shelters for those displaced by flooding and severe weather in WAVE Country.
Flood Watches and Warnings remain in effect throughout the weekend across WAVE Country.