Credit: Em Espey

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a car found in the Potomac River on Edward’s Ferry Road on Sunday. Rescue crews located a body in the vehicle.

According to an announcement by Fire & Rescue spokesperson Pete Piringer, the car was discovered around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.

The car was located in the river, near Edward’s Ferry Road in Poolesville, officials stated.

Multiple units responded to the scene, including Montgomery County Police Department personnel and a U.S. Park helicopter. Crews located a body in the vehicle pronounced deceased on the scene, according to Piringer.

Loudon County Fire & Rescue confirmed that it dispatched additional units to the scene, including a boat. No additional updates have been provided.

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