Woman drowns from Saturday night flooding in DeKalb County


(Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – A woman drowned Saturday night in Fort Payne after a flash flood warning was issued for the area.

DeKalb County Deputy Coroner Chris Thacker said 23-year-old Makayla Ross from Rainsville drowned after her car went into a creek near the road.

Thacker said heavy rain contributed to the high water levels in the creek.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Trending Stories

Latest News

More News