Officials locate submerged vehicle in Swan Lake, no one found inside

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Fire Department was called to Byrd Park Tuesday after reports that a vehicle was submerged in Swan Lake.

According to an RFD tweet, they responded to the lake at 2:14 p.m. Upon diving into the water and searching for occupants they did not find any. Crews conducted two searches for people inside of the vehicle.

The Richmond Police Department tells 8News that the vehicle found in the lake is a Volkswagen Tiguan. Currently, authorities are unsure how long the crossover SUV has been in the lake.

Later in the day crews were able to pull the vehicle from the lake.

This is a developing story, stay with 8News for updates.

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