Man’s Body Pulled From James River in Richmond, Va.

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RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond authorities have recovered a man’s body from a car that plunged into the James River.

Media outlets report that crews pulled the car from the river Wednesday.

Witnesses told police that the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it ran off a dock near Rocketts Landing around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Rescuers suspended a search Tuesday night because of poor visibility and returned Wednesday morning.

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