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Authorities retrieve submerged truck from Thompson Creek Park
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A 2009 Toyota Tacoma was recovered from Lake Lanier at Thompson Creek Park Feb. 26. The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the incident. - Photo courtesy of Dawson County Public Relations Specialist Laura Fulcher

Members of the Dawson County Emergency Services, Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, Hall County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and officers from the Department of Natural Resources responded to a submerged vehicle in Lake Lanier Feb. 26.

Dawson County Emergency Services received a 911 call at 11:04 a.m. and responded to a vehicle submerged in Lake Lanier at Thompson Creek Park in Dawsonville.

Emergency personnel removed a 2009 silver Toyota Tacoma from the lake.

According to a press release from Dawson County Public Relations Specialist Laura Fulcher there are no known victims at this time, and that the owner of the vehicle’s name is currently being withheld.

Officials with the Department of Natural Resources performed side sonar scans with negative findings. Hall County’s dive team also performed an area grid search with no findings.

The Dawson County fire department will conduct shore line sweeps of the area once a day for the next seven days.

The incident is being investigated by the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office, and the cause of the incident is undetermined pending further investigation.