3 dead, 2 injured in Bollinger County flash flooding

  • Source: Southeast Missourian
  • Published: 12/01/2019 02:24 PM

A swift-water rescue team responded to multiple incidents Saturday in Bollinger County, where flash floods swept two different vehicles off of roadways, leading to three deaths. The first incident occurred in the morning, when a vehicle traveling on County Road 356 was swept into Little Whitewater Creek with all four of its occupants entering the water at approximately 9:15 a.m., according to a boat/drowning incident report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The report stated two children were fatally injured in the incident: a 5-year-old and an 8-year-old. The driver of the vehicle, 33-year-old Jacob A. Luttrull of Sedgewickville, Missouri, suffered moderate injuries in the incident and a 2-year-old occupant of the vehicle was transported by air ambulance to Cardinal Glennon Hospital in St. Louis with serious injuries, according to the report.


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