Car fished from Pee Dee River


Courtesy photo First responders rushed to the Rockingham boating access on U.S. 74 West shortly after 4 p.m. Friday to a call regarding a car in the Pee Dee River, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. When deputies arrived, four bystanders were trying to assist the driver, who investigators say was suffering from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The driver, who was not identified, was initially taken to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Also responding were Cordova Fire and Rescue, Ellerbe Rescue, FirstHealth EMS and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.


ROCKINGHAM — First responders rushed to the Rockingham boating access on U.S. 74 West shortly after 4 p.m. Friday to a call regarding a car in the Pee Dee River, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

When deputies arrived, four bystanders were trying to assist the driver, who investigators say was suffering from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The driver, who was not identified, was initially taken to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.

Also responding were Cordova Fire and Rescue, Ellerbe Rescue, FirstHealth EMS and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. The car was pulled out by Arlo’s Wrecker Service.

Courtesy photo First responders rushed to the Rockingham boating access on U.S. 74 West shortly after 4 p.m. Friday to a call regarding a car in the Pee Dee River, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. When deputies arrived, four bystanders were trying to assist the driver, who investigators say was suffering from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The driver, who was not identified, was initially taken to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Also responding were Cordova Fire and Rescue, Ellerbe Rescue, FirstHealth EMS and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_car_river-1.jpgCourtesy photo First responders rushed to the Rockingham boating access on U.S. 74 West shortly after 4 p.m. Friday to a call regarding a car in the Pee Dee River, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. When deputies arrived, four bystanders were trying to assist the driver, who investigators say was suffering from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The driver, who was not identified, was initially taken to FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. Also responding were Cordova Fire and Rescue, Ellerbe Rescue, FirstHealth EMS and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
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