Wyandot County EMS Workers Make Two High-Water Rescues

11/22/17 – 5:35 A.M.

Wyandot County emergency workers had to rescue two people who ignored high water signs Monday night. The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reports 29-year-old Caitlin Herrick of Carey was driving west on Township Road 44 near Township Road 103 around 6:45 p.m. when she tried to cross high water in her pickup truck. The Upper Sandusky Water Rescue Unit rescued her.

Four hours later a rescue crew pulled Anthony and Brandon Leeth from the roof of their SUV. Anthony Leeth was driving on County Highway 16 near State Route 53 when he got stuck in high water.

No one was hurt in either incident.

Deputies cited both drivers for disobeying a traffic control device.