South Platte River
A sixth vehicle that ended up in the South Platte River has been removed, leaving five others still in the water.
A man was also thrown overboard, but nearby kayakers were able to rescue him.
Police in Denver conducted a death investigation after a body was found in the South Platte River on Saturday morning. It’s one of several swift water rescue calls Denver Firefighters have responded to this year.
The water level in the South Platte River are finally starting to drop, and officials in two counties have lifted the recreational restrictions they have had in place.
Emergency crews respond almost daily to search submerged vehicles in the South Platte River that runs through the Denver metro area. Many of those cars have been in the water for weeks.
Local 911 dispatchers have continued to receive calls about vehicles submerged in the South Platte River in the Denver metro area.
A man in his 70s was pulled from the South Platte River in Denver on Tuesday morning.
Another abandoned vehicle has shown up in the South Platte River.
Denver police are investigating after a body was found in the South Platte River.
Investigators in Douglas County have located the motorcycle belonging to a man whose body was found in the South Platte River.