Death toll rises again from Kentucky flooding
EASTERN KENTUCKY (WSAZ) - The death toll from last month’s devastating flooding has risen yet again.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear tweeted Thursday afternoon that the 39th person has been confirmed dead. The latest victim was counted in Breathitt County, according to the governor.
“I ask the commonwealth to join me in praying for our fellow Kentuckians during this difficult time,” Beshear tweeted.
We have more tough news out of Eastern Kentucky. The official death toll from the flooding has now risen to 39, with an additional loss being counted in Breathitt County. I ask the commonwealth to join me in praying for our fellow Kentuckians during this difficult time. ^AB— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) August 11, 2022
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