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Very heavy rains in the Lakes Area today due to seabreeze and upper level disturbance moving thru the Central and southern Plains. Too windy in the Triangle on Tuesday for a big coverage as the winds kept the seabreeze from Developing. Weak high pressure aloft will build in Wed and stick around for a few days. Plenty of moisture underneath the ...
Driver swims to safety following accident
JEFFERSON COUNTY - A driver had to swim to safety following an accident in Jefferson County this morning.
According to authorities with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office a driver was westbound on Highway 73 towing a trailer with a four wheeler when the vehicle hit a patch of ice.
The driver lost control and went off the road. The vehicle landed in the bayou off Highway 73 between Labelle Road and Big Hill Road.
The man had to swim to safety after his vehicle went underwater.
The driver was not injured.