One man dead after car plunges into Anacostia River at Sousa Bridge

D.C. police have confirmed that one man died after a car plunged into the Anacostia River Sunday morning.

The car went into the water from the John Philip Sousa Bridge at Pennsylvania Ave. SE around 8 a.m., police say.

The man was transported to a local hospital where resuscitation efforts where unsuccessful.

Search and rescue crews, including the D.C. Fire/EMS, boat patrol, and MPD were all on the scene.

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