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FESTUS, Mo. - A motorist had to be rescued Thursday in Missouri after rushing waters trapped the man on a bridge.

Heavy rains overnight caused Jefferson County's Plattin Creek to swell. The water overcame the man's car, taking him by surprise. The fire department dispatched a truck with a ladder, which was extended toward the vehicle. Firefighters helped the man get on the ladder and then moved him to safety.

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