Elderly Woman Missing After Dozens Rescued From Cummins Falls
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WDEF) – Approximately 40 people were trapped in high waters at Cummins Falls Wednesday evening.
According to Jackson County officials, a total of 35 to 40 people were stranded, including 27 around the falls area, three in middle of water on a small island and ten down stream.
The swift waters, rising quickly in a matter of minutes, are to blame for the high amount of rescues.
WTVF-TV reports that everyone was rescued from the flash flooding except for a 73-year-old woman who is still missing.
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WTVF-TV reports “According to Jackson County officials, no one has been rescued yet.” https://t.co/Tmn8qpd4TV
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Crews Rescuing 40 People From Rising Water At Cummins Falls
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