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Rescue efforts in Moorhead turn into recovery as crews continue river search for vehicle

MOORHEAD - Crews continue to search for a vehicle that possibly went into the Red River on the Moorhead side. The call came in just after 2 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses said they saw a vehicle enter the river near Trefoil Park. Police, firefighters, ...

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MOORHEAD - Crews continue to search for a vehicle that possibly went into the Red River on the Moorhead side.

The call came in just after 2 a.m. Saturday.

Witnesses said they saw a vehicle enter the river near Trefoil Park.

Police, firefighters, and Valley Water Rescue responded, but after hours of searching still have not located the vehicle.

Officials with the Moorhead Fire Department say they left the scene around 7 a.m., but Moorhead PD and the Red River Valley Dive team continues the search. The situation has shifted from a rescue effort to a recovery.

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Those on the scene say the current was moving fast Saturday morning and that the vehicle could've been pulled down stream.

Valley Water Rescue will continue to monitor the waters with sonar technology.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

Related Topics: RED RIVERMOORHEAD
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