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Older Couple Rescued From Submerged Vehicle

J. Mark Smith (center) of J. Mark Body Shop in Decaturville along with Wade Derryberry and Johnny Allen watch as a diver prepares for the recovery of a 2008 Jeep from a pound. The vehicle ran off the road and became submerged on Thursday, January 11th.
Photo by Steve Corlew / The Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

Passing motorist and rescue workers helped pull an older couple from a vehicle which left the roadway and became submerged in a pond just south of Scotts Hill on Thursday, January 11th.

Scotts Hill Police Chief Travis Dunivant said. Robert Gurley, Jr., and an unknown woman had already pulled 88-year-old Cecil Shannon from the vehicle and had…

For complete coverage, see the January 17th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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