The man caught on to some tree branches before crews threw him a life jacket and rescued him.
The slide happened on Highway 1344, approximately 2.5 miles from Highway 119, according to Bell County Emergency Management.
On Monday nine people, including six children, were injured in a bad crash in Laurel County. Since, eight-year-old Jacob Sturgill passed from his injuries.
Flooding problems continue for south central and southeastern Kentucky, but dry conditions will returning to our forecast.