Divers locate body inside SUV that plunged into Alafia River

RIVERVIEW — Divers on Tuesday afternoon found the body on a man inside a sport-utility vehicle that submerged in the Alafia River weeks ago.

The Florida Highway Patrol reported the driver of the blue 2000 Ford Explorer lost control and plunged off the Interstate 75 bridge over the river on June 30. Boaters reported the location of the SUV, and divers searched for the vehicle.

Details of what caused the crash and the man's identity were not yet available.

Divers locate body inside SUV that plunged into Alafia River 07/26/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 11:28pm]

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