Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
A man is sentenced in Bell Co. Circuit court in connection with a deadly accident last year.
Police said 58-year old Garrell Freeman crossed the center line on US 119 and hit a truck driven by 80-year old Chester Miracle last July.
Miracle later died from his injuries.
Freeman faced second degree manslaughter charges, but the charges were amended to reckless homicide.
He was sentenced to five years behind bars.