OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Kentucky State Police is conducting an investigation after a vehicle drove into the Ohio River in Owensboro near Wrights Landing Road.
KSP officials say that they had received reports of a suspicious vehicle, which was eventually spotted by a trooper. The vehicle was spotted along the side of the road, but it sped off after the trooper attempted a traffic stop. At this time, KSP officials say they don’t know why the driver went into the river.
KSP officials say that a body was recovered from the river and the Daviess County coroner confirmed that they had been called to the scene. The person’s identity is unknown at this time and an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow in Madisonville.
This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.