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Update: Body Recovered from Car in Prewett Fishing Access

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UPDATE: Rescue crews recover a body from the Prewett Creek Fishing Access near Cascade just before nine-thirty Tuesday evening. First responders responded to a call about a car driving into a creek just before eight this evening.

A female body was recovered from the car and authorities estimate the woman is between the ages of forty and fifty years old. Efforts to remove the car, assumed to be an orange Volkswagen, will resume tomorrow as it was too dark for divers.

Speed is suspected to be a factor but has not been confirmed, as Cascade County Sheriffs are still investigating the accident. According to Eric Tilleman, Chief of the Cascade Fire Department, no other occupants were in the vehicle.

Cascade County Fire Department, Mercy Flight, Emergency Medical Services, Search and Rescue and Cascade County Sheriffs all responded to the incident.

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UPDATE: Cascade County Fire Chief Eric Tilleman has confirmed that crews have removed the body of a female, 40-50 years old from the car. Speed is suspected to have been a factor. 


UPDATE: Cascade County Fire Chief Eric Tilleman tells us that crews have recoverd a body from the car.


Rescue Teams are currently searching near Prewett fishing access in the Cascade area. Reports came in just before 8 Tuesday night of an orange Volkswagen entering a fishing access in the area of 2571 Old US Highway 91.

Crews were informed that a car was believed to have gone into the water near a group of 4 homes in the area. Mercy Flight was called to the scene to help provide aerial support. Dispatch also requested diving gear be brought to the location. 

We will of course to continue to pass along any information as soon as we get it.     

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