Houston County Search and Rescue help in Chattahoochee River truck recovery
Further investigation is being conducted by Jackson County and Benton County, Iowa Sheriff’s Offices
UPDATE: According to a recent release from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, on Aug. 31, the vehicle was confirmed to have been stolen out of Benton County, Iowa in 2013. Investigators are working to find a suspect name.
JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTVY) - Houston County Search and Rescue responded alongside Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team on Monday in recovering a truck located in the Chattahoochee River at Neal’s Landing Park.
According to a release from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call from a fisherman reporting the vehicle in the river. Teams with Jackson and Houston County responded at the request of Jackson County Sheriff Donald Edenfield, with divers locating the vehicle at around 10 p.m. on August 29.
The truck, a red GMC Sonoma, was pulled from the river at 10 a.m. Tuesday by Ray’s Garage, with assistance from Jackson County deputies and Houston County Search and Rescue.
Further investigation is being conducted by Jackson County’s Investigations Division, who also made contact with the truck’s owner, alongside Benton County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office.
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