RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Fire crews in Richmond have recovered the body of a man after a pickup truck drove into the James River overnight.
The male body was recovered just before 6 a.m.
Authorities say two calls came in around 2:29 a.m. reporting that they saw a vehicle go into the water. Crews arrived on scene near the Annabelle Lee dock on Wharf Street around 2:36 a.m.
Dive teams have had to move slower because of safety reasons and limited visibility.
A tow truck is working to pull the truck from the river.
The area is currently taped off for emergency responders.
Richmond Police are now handling the incident as a death investigation.
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