High Water Reported on Johnson County Roads; Woman Uninjured After Rescue

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A woman was uninjured after she was rescued from her vehicle that was submerged in high water Thursday morning in Cleburne, officials said.

The woman was driving on Old Foamy Road off State Highway 174 in southern Cleburne when she accidentally drove through the high water on a bridge that goes over a creek, Johnson County Sheriff Adam King said.

A driver was rescued after driving into high water before dawn Thursday in Cleburne.

She called 911, saying she was stuck in the car which was taking on water and she couldn't open the door. She told deputies that she didn't know the water was there because it was pitch black on the road, King said.

The Johnson County Office of Emergency Management posted pictures of the rescue on Twitter that showed the front end of the vehicle flooded in over two feet of water.

Deputies and rescuers from the fire department said they were running out of time to save her. One deputy who went across the bridge couldn't open the door and had to save the woman through the back hatch, King said. The car shortly went underwater.

Gallery: Woman Rescued After Roads Flood in Johnson County

"The woman driving was rescued by JCSO as the FD water rescue team was pulling up on scene. She is uninjured," the office tweeted.

That area of Johnson County received 0.6 of an inch of rain in the past 24 hours.

Map of rainfall totals since beginning of February:

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