Family saved from roof of car after getting swept away in flood waters

A family had to be saved from the roof of their car after their vehicle got swept away in flood waters.

The Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to Black Island, County Road 338 northeast of Hayti, Missouri.

The caller said they were trying to cross flood water covering the road when their car was swept away in the current.

Deputies found two adults and two young children on the roof of the car.

A boat was launched and all four were brought to safety. No one was injured.

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