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Morehead Mayor: Rescuers work to find child swept into culvert

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Published: Sep. 9, 2018 at 4:46 PM EDT
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Rescue crews are looking for a boy who was swept into a culvert near a creek.

Morehead Mayor Jim Tom Trent asked for the community's thoughts and prayers on a Facebook post Sunday afternoon as emergency responders looked for the boy.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: WE NEED YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, A YOUNG BOY HAS BEEN SWEPT INTO A CULVERT IN TOWN AND FIRST...

Posted by Jim Tom Trent on Sunday, September 9, 2018

He also reminded parents to keep their children away from culverts during heavy rain.

The search area is near Advance Auto Parts and Triplett Creek, officials said.

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