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Driver rescued after Chevy hits black ice, goes into pond

Roadway slickened by freezing fog. 2008 Chevy hit black ice, exited roadway, and landed in pond. Quick action by ACSO Deputy Adam Rainwater saves life of 29 year old driver.
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From Adair County Sheriff's Office
Adair Annex, 424 Public Square, Columbia, KY

On 12-21-2016 at approximately 7:16amCT, Deputy Rainwater was dispatched to Burton's Auction, 9 miles NW of Columbia, KY on reports of a car in a pond.

Upon arrival 69 year old Lana Peyton was in the drivers seat of her 2008 Chevrolet that was submerged in water.

Peyton was traveling west bound on Liberty Road when her vehicle hit black ice due to freezing fog and exited the roadway, traveling approximately 80-100 feet into a pond.

Deputy Rainwater was able to get on the trunk of the car and bust out the back window.

Deputy Rainwater along with Adair County EMS were able to pull Peyton from the back window. Peyton was treated on scene by Adair County EMS.

This story was posted on 2016-12-22 07:43:21
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