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Driver’s body found in Nueces River

Posted at 5:56 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 19:11:38-04

Action 10 News has learned the body of the man who drove into the Nueces River has been found.

We’re told the man and two women were in a car on Interstate 37 round midnight when the driver exited toward Labonte Park.  The car crashed through a barricade and ended up in the river.  The women were able to escape.

A police dive team spent Monday morning and afternoon looking for the vehicle and driver.  His body was found shortly before 5 p.m.

We’re told all three were from out of town.

Read more:  Car crashes into river near Labonte Park- the driver has not been located