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Two storm-related deaths confirmed in Kentucky

At least two weather-related deaths have been confirmed since severe weather and flooding swept through Kentucky over the weekend.

In Madison County, the coroner says Carl Rogers, 65, either drowned or was electrocuted at his home on Otter Creek Road, off Red House Road Sunday.

Kentucky State Police say a the rescue squad had been called to try and reach Rogers but got to his home after he had already died.

Two feet of water was inside Rogers' home at the time.

An autopsy is pending to determine if Rogers drowned or was electrocuted.

In Barren County, a woman died after the car she and her husband were in was swept away by flood waters.

Emergency workers say the 27-year-old woman and her husband were able to initially escape, but she was later swept away. Her husband survived.

The woman's body was found about six hours later. Her name hasn't been released.


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