Car swept away in floodwaters, killing 1 in Van Buren County

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Posted at 8:50 PM, Oct 07, 2021

SPENCER, Tenn. (WTVF) — One person has died and another is hurt after a car was swept away by floodwaters in Van Buren County.

The county emergency manager reported a flash flood on Wednesday around 4:40 p.m. swept the car off Mooneyham Lonewood Road.

Two people were inside the vehicle at the time. One person died and the other was rescued.