Flash flooding kills Ballard County man

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UPDATE:  Ballard County emergency managers identified the man as 54 year-old Gary Sullivan of Wickliffe, Kentucky.

In a news release, the EMA office says Sullivan's body was found around 2pm Sunday.  Sullivan's car was located in a creek and his body was found about 1/8 of a mile from his car.  Ballard County EMA says the cause of death is unknown, but it is likely linked to Satuday's flooding.

BALLARD COUNTY, Ky. - Ballard County Emergency Management workers say a 54 year-old man died Saturday after his vehicle left J. Johnson Road.

EMA officials say he was found downstream in a creek bed.  EMA workers are uncertain how his vehicle left the roadway, but estimate the death occurred between 6pm and 10pm.

The name of the man has not been released.  Stay with Local 6 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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