Unidentified Man Saves a Grandmother

Amid disastrous flooding in eastern Kentucky, one anonymous man’s good deed helped rescue a grandmother  

On Thursday morning, Randy Polly was driving to the gas station in Whitesburg, Kentucky, when he encountered...

A few hours later, he watched from a distance as a man saved an elderly woman and other people who were trapped...

Polly told CNN he could hear people yelling across the flooded road, “Get me help, get help.” Polly called 911, but emergency...

At about 9 a.m., he saw someone he called a “hero” swim over to the house and start banging on a door and window. 

Polly took several exciting videos of the rescue and sent them to CNN. Polly said that the whole thing took about 30 minutes.

Missy Crovetti, who lives in Green Oaks, Illinois, told CNN that her grandmother Mae Amburgey, her uncle Larry Amburgey...

Crovetti said her uncle, who is in his 70s, had been put on a ventilator — likely due to water inhalation — and taken off later...