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Body Found After SUV Pulled from Central Iowa Pond
GRIMES, Iowa (AP) - Police have identified the 71-year-old man who was found dead inside an SUV that plunged into a suburban Des Moines pond.
The Des Moines Register reports witnesses saw the vehicle leave the road early Sunday and drive into the pond in Grimes.
After divers hooked up a tow line to the Ford Explorer in 7-feet of water, police pulled the vehicle out and found the man's body.
The Polk County Sheriff's department says Eddy Clark of Grimes died in the accident. Investigators are working to determine why his vehicle wound up in the pond.