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Car pulled from the bottom of the Chickasawhay River

WAYNE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Authorities found a car at the bottom of the Chickasawhay River Monday.

Waynesboro County officials spent much of the day looking for the vehicle.  A driver on Highway 184 reported seeing a vehicle sinking in the river just after 7:00am Monday.

Currently details surrounding the submerged car are unclear.  However, Waynesboro police said the owner of the vehicle was arrested shortly before noon.

Police would not say why he was arrested or what he is being charged with.

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