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Stolen Detroit car identified in Ecorse River by search and rescue teams

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ECORSE, Mich. – A search and rescue team was sent into the Ecorse River on Sunday after a driver lost control of a car and went into the river.

According to authorities, the car had been traveling at a high speed on Outer Drive and lost control, falling into the river near 17th Street. Divers went into the river to attempt a rescue, but the submerged car was found empty. 

Ecorse police said the car was reported stolen out of Detroit. No injuries have been reported.

The investigation is ongoing.

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