UPDATE: Woman rescued from creek in Laurel Bloomery


(Photo: Terri Johnson)

LAUREL BLOOMERY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A woman is OK after she was rescued from a creek Thursday afternoon.

According to EMA Director Jason Blevins, the woman was traveling on Hwy 91 in Laurel Bloomery when a rockslide pushed her truck into a creek.

Blevins says the truck was swept 100 yards or more downstream before it became stuck in the middle of the creek.

A bucket truck from an electric company responded to the scene and managed to rescue the woman.

Blevins says she was not injured.

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