Wilson County officials rescue man holding on to light pole in high water

Man rescued in Lebanon on South Cumberland Street (Courtesy: Lebanon Police Department/ Facebook)

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was rescued Saturday afternoon after he was trapped in high water in Lebanon.

It happened on South Cumberland Street near the Jack in the Box.

The man was holding on to a light pole and was surrounded by high water.

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The Lebanon Fire Department Water Rescue, WEMA and other officials pulled him to safety.

They’re reminding residents to be careful and to not go into rushing water.

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Wilson County is under a Flash Flood Warning until 5:45 p.m.

For the latest weather alerts, visit wkrn.com/alerts.

(Courtesy: Lebanon Police Department/ Facebook)
(Courtesy: Lebanon Police Department/ Facebook)