A woman's body was found in a car after a woman and child were swept away by high water Friday morning in Lee County.
The vehicle was swept into Sinking Creek about 11:30 a.m. near Ky. 52 and Old Landing Road near the Estill County line, said state police Trooper Robert Purdy.Purdy said local authorities saw a woman and child and tried to rescue them as the car was swept away.
About 7 p.m., rescuers found a car submerged in water with the body of a woman inside, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife.
No child was found in the vehicle.
A Lexington Fire Department team helped with the search.