Marion County legislation enforcement officers made an surprising discovery whereas responding to a report of a Jeep Wrangler submerged within the Lake o’ the Pines within the japanese a part of Texas. As they ready to drag the SUV out, they observed a lady trapped inside and nonetheless alive.
Posting on Fb, the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace defined a fisherman alerted authorities after recognizing the Wrangler’s roof poking out of the water about 40 ft from the Woody’s Camp boat ramp situated on the south facet of the lake. Officers referred to as a tow truck to drag the Jeep out of the water, they usually observed the lady as they ready to carry it again to shore. Native fishermen helped rescue her.
The lady hasn’t been recognized; all we all know is that she was “safely rescued” from the Jeep (there is no phrase on whether or not it is her automotive) and transported to a neighborhood hospital. Officers rapidly realized that the lady was reported lacking to the Longview Police Division hours earlier. “We have no idea how lengthy the Jeep was within the water,” Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace investigator Captain Chuck Rogers advised NPR.
Photographs posted on social media by the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace present two males pulling a lady right into a jon boat subsequent to a Wrangler that is virtually fully underwater; the third brake gentle is barely seen. The SUV is hooked up to a tow truck, presumably so it does not sink. The investigation is ongoing, so particulars similar to how the Jeep ended up within the lake and what the lady was doing inside it aren’t obtainable.
“There was nothing uncovered throughout the investigation to counsel this case was something greater than an accident,” Rogers advised NPR.
As automotive fanatics, we will not assist however suppose this story may have had a grim ending if the Wrangler had been outfitted with a delicate prime.