Truck submerged at Shell Beach boat ramp


Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies and the Cane River Waterway Commission reported the Cane River Shell Beach Boat Launch off of La. Hwy 119 near the Bermuda community was temporarily closed Sunday due to a submerged vehicle.
At 7:30 p.m., Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, NPSO Divers and a local wrecker service were on the scene to recover the vehicle.
NPSO Lt. Brandon Smith says the operator of the Ford F-250 was attempting to off-load a boat into the river when the truck accidentally rolled into the river.
There are no injuries.

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