Woman saved from drowning by rescue team

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Sunday night storm caused other problems as well

By Lisa King

For Paula McCurdy of Waddy, a rainy drive home quickly turned into a nightmare she will never forget.

Neither will the firefighters who managed to rescue her after she tried to drive across flooded Bardstown Trail in Waddy.  

"She called 911, and they tried to keep her on the phone, but she was hysterical and she just kept screaming and screaming," said Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy Riley Kennedy. "And over the radio, we could hear firefighters calling to her, trying to find her."

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