Travis County deputy rescued from flooded low water crossing

Courtesy: TC ESD1

The Travis County Sheriff's Office says one of its deputies had to be rescued from a flooded low water crossing in far west Travis County.

It happened at around 7:15 a.m. in the 24600 block of FM 1431.

TCSO's public information officer says that the deputy was called to check on a low water crossing barrier that had been moved. 

A call was then received that the deputy was in the water. The deputy was able to climb to the top of his patrol vehicle.

The deputy was rescued and was not hurt.