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HCSO finds car under water near Port of Tampa

Tampa, Florida-- A sweep of the shrimp docks Tuesday near the Port of Tampa lead Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies to an unexpected find- a car that had been submerged under water for what appears to be quite some time.

According to the sheriff's department's official Twitter account, side-scan sonar on their Intrepid detected the car, prompting the marine unit and dive team's full operation to recover it from the water. 

PICS: What happens to a car if it's under water long enough

Deputies have not yet said how long the car had been under water, or how it got there. 

10 News will continue with updates as they become available. 

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