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SUV falls in Diversion Channel

Aug 30, 2013 -- 11:15am

At around 3:40pm the Cape Girardeau Fire Department received a call of  a vehicle that had went into the Diversion Channel. 2 Boat Operators and 2 Divers responded with assistance from Scott City Fire and Police Departments, and the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. The vehicle was submerged in 12 to 16 feet of water. Midwest Wreckers and law enforcement safely pulled the vehicle to shore. The boat ramp was closed for about 3 hours.  The fisherman was able to escape unharmed. 

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