Kentucky Governor declares state of emergency as floods kill at least 3

by Jacob Fuller


Three deaths have been confirmed in flooding in eastern Kentucky, Governor Andy Beshear said on Thursday, and the death toll may reach double digits.

Beshear earlier declared a state of emergency and said more flooding was expected.

The governor said two people in Perry County and one in Knott County had died. One of the Perry County deaths was an 81-year-old woman.

The governor’s office shared his press conference via Youtube:


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