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Levington: Vehicle recovered from marina after accident

23:45 10 July 2014

Vehicle lifted from the water at Levington Marina

Vehicle lifted from the water at Levington Marina

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A recovery operation was carried out at a marina in Suffolk this afternoon after a 4x4 car fell into the water.

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The sunken vehicle was seen being removed from the water at Levington Marina and returned to dry land at around 1.30pm.

Joe Cohen, a sailor from London who was visiting one of the marina businesses, said it looked like an “expensive American Cherokee”.

It is believed the vehicle belongs to a couple who were visiting the marina to launch their boat.

Mr Cohen, 63, said he had heard the couple had been trying to launch their boat from a trailer attached to the vehicle when it went into the water.

Suffolk Yacht Harbour, which runs the marina, did not want to comment on the incident.

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  • 4X4 they just don't swim . one day people will realize only boats go on water .. still nobody hurt good o

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    Lee mundy

    Thursday, July 10, 2014

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