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Man found hanging onto tree rescued from flood waters

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TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) -

Crews rescued a man who was hanging off of a tree after his car was swept away by flood waters in Temple.

The man was driving in his vehicle on Riverside trail just before 10 a.m. when he tried to cross the road and the water swept his vehicle away.

Emergency crews were able to get a boat in the water where they found him hanging onto a tree.

They still have not located his vehicle, but the man was brought around 11:30 a.m.

The victim has been transported to a local hospital but is expected to be okay.

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