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Smith Co. driver escapes sportscar submerged in flood water

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SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A Smith County driver escaped unharmed after their vehicle became trapped in rising flood waters early Thursday.

Law enforcement said the driver didn't see the wall of water on FM 2868.

As much as five inches of rain fell overnight in Smith County.

The white Chevy Corvette was submerged by the time first responders arrived around 4 a.m.

Family members picked up the unidentified driver from the scene, according to authorities.

The vehicle was towed from the water and the road reopened shortly after 7 o'clock.

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