FRANKFORT, KY (WOWK)—One more person has died as a result of flooding in Eastern Kentucky.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said that the death toll from July’s historic flooding is now at 40.

He said that the person who died was lost during clean-up efforts in Pike County.

“Each of these individuals is a child of God, and we mourn with all of their loved ones and all of Eastern Kentucky,” said Beshear.