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Storm leads to flash floods, killing one – Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-07-30 06:15:16 –

Carlisle, Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18 learns that a flash flood in Nicholas County has killed one person.

It happened around 1am on Friday morning, according to the Nicholas County emergency manager. Authorities say a person living inside a mobile home was found dead.

In parts of eastern Kentucky, flash floods struck on Friday morning after an overnight heavy rain.

Many counties in central and eastern Kentucky also responded to historic floods earlier this year, from late February to early March.

Forty-nine counties and 31 cities across the Commonwealth have declared a state of emergency.

LEX 18 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.



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