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Body of girl recovered from car submerged in river

June 6, 2019

CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve recovered the body of a girl from a car submerged in the Red Lake River in Crookston.

The car was spotted floating in the river Wednesday afternoon before it sank. The Crookston Fire Department put a boat in the river and Polk County sheriff’s deputies located the car using a drone.

KFGO reports divers with the Grand Forks County Water Rescue Unit recovered the girl’s body, which was taken to the University of North Dakota Medical Examiner’s Office in Grand Forks.

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