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Police investigating car in river

Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, 4:23 p.m.

At 11:24 a.m. today, a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy spotted skid marks on Upriver Drive, just east of Upriver Dam. He found the skid marks led to a spot on the Spokane River bank where part of a tree was broken off.

Sheriff’s divers found a car about 30 feet from shore. It was empty. The scene was investigated as a crime scene and the sheriff’s helicopter searched the area for any bodies or evidence from the scene, but what exactly happened isn’t clear. Spokane Police are investigating.

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