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Pickup Pulled From Lake Red Rock

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:26 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Knoxville Rescue, and Pleasantville Rescue responded to a report of a vehicle that had rolled into Lake Red Rock earlier Monday morning. Sheriff Ron Goemaat says that after the report was confirmed, a call was placed to Knoxville and Pleasantville Rescue, as they have trained divers.

The divers were able to hook up the vehicle, a black Chevrolet pickup with Des Moines county plates, and pull it out. There were no injuries reported; the pickup was unoccupied when it rolled down the boat ramp. Pleasantville Assistant Fire Chief Jordan Van Ness says they usually have one or two requests for divers each year.

Original post: 10:46 am – August 8, 2011