Person found dead in car submerged in Mississippi River

Vehicle tracks found on ice leading to hole in water

Published On: Jan 01 2014 04:35:47 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 01 2014 04:55:34 PM CST
Person dies after car goes into Mississippi early Wednesday morning
LA CROSSE, Wis. -

One person is dead after being pulled from a car found in the Mississippi River in La Crosse over night.

The four-door car went into the water at Swift Creek, which is located near Second and Norplex streets.

La Crosse police received a call at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday from a person who found car tracks on the ice leading to a hole in the water.

Police don't believe there were any additional people involved in the incident.

An autopsy on the victim is planned for Thursday.