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Vehicle submerged underwater in North Myrtle Beach near marina

NMB officials describe scene of vehicle submerged near marina

North Myrtle Beach Division Chief Billy Floyd said officials have made contact with the vehicle's owner and are in the process of figuring out what happened Tuesday night. They don't believe anyone is in the vehicle but aren't sure at this time.
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North Myrtle Beach Division Chief Billy Floyd said officials have made contact with the vehicle's owner and are in the process of figuring out what happened Tuesday night. They don't believe anyone is in the vehicle but aren't sure at this time.

Multiple agencies worked to remove a vehicle submerged underwater near a North Myrtle Beach marina Wednesday morning following an overnight crash, authorities said.

No one was in the vehicle, but a dive team was at the scene to check the area at Anchor Marina on Little River Neck Road.

Pat Dowling with the city of North Myrtle Beach said crews responded after an employee reported the fence was damaged.

“Sometime during the night and early morning hours, a car ran off the road into the water,” Dowling said.

The vehicle was submerged near a dock.

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Crews are working to remove a vehicle submerged underwater near Anchor Marina in North Myrtle Beach following an overnight crash. Jason Lee jlee@thesunnews.com

There were no witnesses, Dowling said, and it’s unknown how long the vehicle has been in the water.

Division Chief Billy Floyd said crews were dispatched about 8:40 a.m.

The owner of the vehicle has been identified, Floyd said, and law enforcement is investigating to determine what happened.

Battalion Chief John Fowler with Horry County Fire Rescue told The Sun News his team assisted the city of North Myrtle Beach.

The incident is under investigation, Dowling said.

North Myrtle Beach and Horry County officials are on the scene of a vehicle found submerged in the Intracoastal Waterway on Wednesday morning. It's unclear how long the vehicle has been in the water.

Hannah Strong: 843-444-1765, @HannahLStrong
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