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April 09, 2016

Reports: Body recovered from car in Schuylkill River

Car careened into water after crashing, according to 6ABC

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Philadelphia Police officer cruiser Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

A Philadelphia police car.

The body of a young man has been recovered after a car careened into the Schuylkill River early Saturday morning, according to media reports.

6ABC reports a Volkswagen was going across Kelly Drive on Roosevelt Boulevard around 2:30 a.m. when it crashed, jettisoning the car into the water where it landed on its roof.

Andrew Adamson of FOX29 reports the body of a 26-year-old Asian man was pulled from the vehicle.

Police are still investigating the incident, according to 6ABC.