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Clay County driver cited for failure to heed high water signs

Posted at 6:50 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 12:27:27-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Clay County firefighters helped a driver to safety Sunday after he drove onto a flooded road.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office tweeted about the incident, writing that they were called to Old 210 Highway and Bluff Road just before 4 p.m.

The driver went around warning signs into high water over the road.

They were cited for “failure to obey a traffic control device.”

The sheriff’s office reminded people to “turn around, don’t drown.”