WAVERLY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A two-year-old boy is among the missing in Waverly following devastating flooding on Saturday.
Trista Tidwell Forsythe is the aunt of 2-year-old Kellen Burrow Vaughn. She told News 2 the boy has been missing since Saturday. He was swept away by floodwaters at a Waverly apartment complex.
Forsythe said Kellen’s four siblings, his mother, and her husband were rescued.
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Waverly Mayor Buddy Frazier said 42 people are currently missing with search efforts continuing Sunday in the hopes of finding all of them. He said most people he’s spoken with felt totally caught off guard by the rainfall.
The death toll after Saturday’s catastrophic flooding in Humphreys County has now reached 22 people, according to Chief Deputy Rob Edwards.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned to News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.