By ABC News. At least four people have died after heavy rain caused flooding to reach record levels in Nashville.
One of the victims was found at the Nashboro Village golf course, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department.
Investigators believe the victim, Douglas Hammond, 65, was swept away by high floodwaters after he got out of a car that ran off the road, police said. He lived near the golf course, authorities said.
Two other victims, a 46-year-old man and a 64-year-old woman, were near a homeless camp in a wooded area adjacent to Wentworth-Caldwell Park, police said.
A 70-year-old man also died, according to police. (Read more from “4 Dead After Heavy Rain Causes Record Flooding in Nashville” HERE)
At Least 130 People Rescued From Flooded Areas Around Nashville
By WKRN. Nashville Fire reports at least 130 people were rescued overnight from flooded areas after more than 7 inches of rain fell in the city.
Special Operation Swift Water Rescue Teams rescued people from automobiles, apartments, and houses, and are continuing to answer emergency calls.
That includes at least 15 people rescued from a building on Linbar Drive that had been compromised due to a mudslide.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced Sunday afternoon he signed an executive order declaring a local state of emergency due to the flooding. Mayor Cooper said Nashville is looking for state and federal resources for help.
Today, I signed an executive order declaring a local state of emergency due to flooding in Nashville, as we seek state and federal resources to assist Davidson County.
— Mayor John Cooper (@JohnCooper4Nash) March 28, 2021
(Read more from “At Least 130 People Rescued From Flooded Areas Around Nashville” HERE)