• Several York County roads closed after heavy rain, flooding washes away streets

    By: Stephanie Tinoco

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    YORK COUNTY, S.C. - Several roads in York County have been washed away due to heavy rain and severe weather Saturday and Sunday.  

    Those usually busy roads are now shut down as crews work to repair them. 

    The York County Sheriff's Office said a section of Flat Rock Road between Howell Road and Quarry Road will be closed until further notice after a section was washed out in the storm. 

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    Additionally, several roads were closed due to rising flood waters. 

    The sheriff's office said this is a reminder to not drive through flooding waters. They said 6-inches of water could cause a car to lose control and potentially stall, one foot of water will float many vehicles, and 2-feet of rushing water could carry away most vehicles.  

    Watch the video above as Channel 9's Stephanie Tinoco spoke with area drivers who said the roads looked more like rivers and first responders, who had a warning for drivers approaching closed roads due to flood waters. 

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