UPDATE: Details released regarding vehicle swept away by floodwater in Union Co.

WMSK News now has a few more details regarding a vehicle that was swept away by floodwaters Tuesday afternoon.

Union County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Thomas says deputies, Union County Water Rescue and emergency personnel responded to Hitesville Road around 4:05 p.m. where 18 year old Lillian Trent started to drive a vehicle across floodwater over the road.

The sheriff’s office, Union County Water Rescue, Union County Ambulance Service, the Waverly and Union County Volunteer Fire Departments and Union County Emergency Management Director Vernon Martin responded to the scene and provided assistance.

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