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.

Click here to read the full story from Nashville Affiliate, WTVF.






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Categories: Regional News, State News-Tennessee

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