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Car ends up in Swansea lake during argument, police say

Crews pull car from lake in Swansea

Fire crews pull a car out of water Monday afternoon near Smelting Works Road and Munie Road in Swansea. A man and woman were in the car arguing when the man drove off the road and into the lake, according to Swansea police.
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Fire crews pull a car out of water Monday afternoon near Smelting Works Road and Munie Road in Swansea. A man and woman were in the car arguing when the man drove off the road and into the lake, according to Swansea police.

Emergency crews were called to pull a car out of a small lake just before 2 p.m. Monday in Swansea.

Police believe a man and a woman were arguing in the car on Smelting Works Road when they drove into the lake, according to Swansea Police Chief Steve Johnson.

Swansea police and fire departments responded to Munie Road and Smelting Works Road during a rain shower. A man and woman were in the car arguing when the man drove off the road and into the lake, according to Swansea police. No one was seriously

Officers are continuing to investigate the accident and Johnson said it was not known whether the man drove into the lake accidentally or on purpose.

The man was treated in the ambulance but there were no serious injuries for either of them.

Police responded to Smelting Works Road and Munie Road in Swansea after a car drove into a small lake. No one was seriously injured during the accident.

Swansea Fire Department called out its dive team to pull the car out of the water.

Check back to bnd.com for updates on this developing story.

Kaley Johnson: 618-239-2526, @KaleyJohnson6

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