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Vehicle In St. Clair River 5-12-22

By The Port Huron Police

On Thursday May 12, 2022 at approximately 1030 a.m. an aircraft with Customs and Border Protection
noticed a submerged vehicle in the St. Clair River just off the 3400 block of Military Street. Port Huron
Police and Fire departments responded, along with Tri – Hospital EMS and the St. Clair County Dive
Team. Divers entered the water and found the vehicle to have one occupant. They were able to pull him
from the vehicle, but they were already deceased.

Northbound Military Street is currently closed t Conner Street with a detour around the scene. The
Port Huron Police Department is continuing to investigate this incident with the St. Clair County
Sheriff’s Department. The body of the deceased was removed from the scene by the St. Clair County
Medical Examiner. Further information identifying the victim in this incindet will come from the St.
Clair County Sheriff’s Office once proper identification and Next of Kin notifications have been made.

Investigators are still on scene with the dive team working to salvage the vehicle from the river bottom.

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This vehicle may have entered the river several days ago. Investigators are asking any residents with
outdoor cameras in the area to contact them to assist with the investigation. As always, if you have any
information please contact Detective Lieutenant Chris Frazier at (810) 984-9711. Anonymous tips can
be received through the CAPTURE Hotline at (810) 987-6688 or emailed through
www.porthuronpolice.org

Contact person(s)

Chief Joseph A. Platzer
Port Huron Police Department
810-984-9710

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