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Woman dead after being swept away by floodwaters in Cheatham County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A 53-year-old woman died after being swept away by floodwaters in Cheatham County Wednesday night. 

It happened just before 10 p.m. on Pond Creek near the Davidson County line. 

According to the Cheatham County Sheriff, the woman was visiting relatives when she went to move her car.

She was walking across a bridge to get back to a home when floodwaters from Pond Creek swept her away, according to the Sheriff's Office. Her body was later recovered near a fence line.

She was identified by the Sheriff as Michelle Cooper. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates. 


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