The Associated Press reports:
At least 22 people were killed and rescue crews searched desperately Sunday amid shattered homes and tangled debris for dozens of people still missing after record-breaking rain sent floodwaters surging through Middle Tennessee.
Saturday’s flooding in rural areas took out roads, cellphone towers and telephone lines, leaving families uncertain about whether their loved ones survived the unprecedented deluge. Emergency workers were searching door to door, said Kristi Brown, a coordinator for health and safety supervisor with Humphreys County Schools.
The dead included twin toddlers who were swept from their father’s arms, according to surviving family members, and a foreman at county music star Loretta Lynn’s ranch.
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— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) August 22, 2021
LORETTA LYNN ASKS: PLEASE PRAY 🙏 Country legend Loretta Lynn is grieving the loss of Wayne Spears, a beloved family friend and foreman at her ranch in Humphreys County who died after being swept away by flood waters https://t.co/eeAmR5M2jv pic.twitter.com/RZo1IjXWTd
— FoxNashville (@FOXNashville) August 22, 2021
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