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Police: Man dead after car crashes into Hillsborough River

Officers are still on the scene and gathering information.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — Police say a man is dead after his car crashed and overturned Sunday afternoon in the Hillsborough River. 

The Tampa Police Department says it happened in the Hillsborough River near W Columbus Drive and N. Riverside Drive.

Officers say the man was the only person inside the car.

It is still unclear how the car ended up in the river.

Police tell 10 Tampa Bay that officers are still on the scene and are still gathering details. Officers say it is possible that alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the crash.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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