As of 1330 hours the man has not been identifiedGREENUP, KY. (December 17, 2019) – The Kentucky State Police are searching for an unidentified male who was swept away in floodwaters early Tuesday morning. The Kentucky State Police responded to State Route 2 and KY 7 in the Load Community of Greenup County.
Through investigation it was determined an unknown male attempted to cross a flooded portion of roadway when his vehicle was swept into nearby waters. A witness reported seeing a man exit his vehicle and attempt to swim to safety before losing sight of him. Multiple fire departments were called to the scene and began searching. Two boats patrolled the waterway and drones were utilized to further the search efforts.
As of 1330 hours the man has not been identified and searches have been unsuccessful. We would advise the public to stay away from the area due to hazardous water levels.
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