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Water rescue in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KWWL) -- A water rescue was necessary Sunday afternoon in Washington County after heavy rains flooded an area road.

Washington County deputies say flood waters over Fir Avenue near Wellman may have carried a truck driven by William Bringman of Wellman into a ditch.  That happened around 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies say fire crews had to rescue Bringman from his truck.  Bringman and one firefighter had to be taken to an iowa city hospital for treatment of hypothermia.

There's no word on their conditions.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

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