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Car drives into river after collision

LA CRESCENT, Min. (WXOW) - No one was injured but a truck is damaged after the driver lost control and drove into the Mississippi River Sunday afternoon.

At about 12-30 p.m., police got a call for a two vehicle car crash on the pike between La Crescent and La Crosse.

A Minnesota State Patrol Officer on scene told News 19 that the truck hit another vehicle and lost control and drove into the river. The truck had a trailer attached to it. The driver and his passenger got out of the truck and swam to safety.

The State Patrol Officer said since the water levels are so high today the truck definitely has water damage.

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