As reported Sunday evening by WBRC Fox6, a body was retrieved from a car submerged in the Little Warrior River in Locust Fork earlier that morning. According to the report, a kayaker reported seeing a submerged car around 10:15 a.m. After first responders from multiple offices arrived on scene, Blount County rescue divers retrieved the body.
First responders ran the tag number on the vehicle. The body was turned over to the Blount County coroner and they are awaiting identification. Officials believe the car was swept off a bridge located about a mile from the site where the car was located.
No further information is available at this time.