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Dramatic Alabama water rescue in Muscle Shoals

(Source: Kaycee Brooks Karcher) (Source: Kaycee Brooks Karcher)
MUSCLE SHOALS, AL (WAFF) -

As heavy rain moved into Muscle Shoals today, a dramatic rescue played out near the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Avalon Ave. 

The incident occurred in the midst of a flash flood when a woman attempted to drive through standing water on the roadway, trapping her in the partially submerged vehicle.

A few brave bystanders jumped into action and were able to pull the woman to safety by forming a human chain. 

Thanks to their quick action, the woman escaped unharmed.

The water continued to rise and almost completely covered the car following the rescue.

The woman's mother thanked rescuers for their help on Facebook.

"Got her to come through the back and got her out through the back door and hand her up to the workers up on top. She was so excited to be out of that car. God was with her today," said Mike Keenum, who pulled her from the car.

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