Pulaski County Deputies perform water rescue

1 month 3 weeks 7 hours ago Monday, May 18 2020 May 18, 2020 Monday, May 18, 2020 2:17:00 PM CDT May 18, 2020 in News
By: KOMU 8 News Staff

PULASKI COUNTY - Pulaski County Deputies performed a water rescue on Monday, May 18 at Spring Road, near the Gasconade Hills Resort, according to a press release.

Upon arrival, officers found a pickup truck in the water, with one subject sitting in the bed of the truck, and one on the bank out of the water.

According to the release, the subject in the truck then waded through the water to the opposite bank of the deputies that had arrived.

The Tri-County Fire Department, Waynesville Rural Fire Department, and Laclede County Sheriff’s Department all assisted, according to the release.

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department warns of low water crossings and asks drivers to take other routes and not to cross any road covered in water.

The following levels have been reported as of 2:15 p.m. on May 18:

  • Spring Road will hold steady and is not expected to rise
  • Big Piney at Edgar Springs has peaked
  • Big Piney will slowly rise and is expected to peak around midday Tuesday
  • There is a small rise in Gasconade in the northern part of Pulaski, it is expected to peak around midnight tonight

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