WATCH: Baton Rouge Fire crews rescue woman from flooded vehicle; one death confirmed

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BATON ROUGE, La. (CNN/WBRZ) – The heavy rains in south Louisiana led to severe flooding and water rescues Thursday morning in Baton Rouge. 

Baton Rouge firefighters had to rescue a woman trapped in a flooded car.

During a news conference, East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor Sharron Weston Broome said at least one person died after being trapped inside a vehicle.

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