Flood rescuer repeats father’s heroic actions
"He took charge like he'd done this a hundred times."
- Chris Mayfield, co-worker
As Zack Stephney stepped into the floodwaters last week, history washed over him.
He worked his way along the 6-foot-high, nearly submerged fence topped with barbed wire, struggling against the current to get close to Brooks, whose car had jumped the fence. The depth of the water worried him. Weeds tugged at his feet and legs.