Police pull car and body from East River near Astoria

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Monday, August 7, 2023
Firefighters pull car containing body out of East River in Queens
Firefighters pulled a car containing a body out of the East River near Astoria.

ASTORIA, Queens (WABC) -- The FDNY pulled a car and a body from the East River on Sunday.

Police were first informed around 4 a.m. that the car went into the water near Vernon Boulevard and 34th Avenue in Astoria.

NYPD Habor Patrol units searched the water earlier in the day, but did not find any additional clues as to how it happened.

An investigation is ongoing.


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