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Car crashes into Spokane River

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Spokane Police continue to investigate what caused a driver to crash his car into the Spokane River. Spokane Police continue to investigate what caused a driver to crash his car into the Spokane River.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Police continue to investigate what caused a driver to crash his car into the Spokane River early Friday morning. 

It happened around 2 a.m. Friday on E. Upriver Drive across from Felts Field.

Two men were in the car when it crashed into the river. Once the car hit the water, both men were able to get themselves out. Investigators say the water was about 38 degrees at the time.

KHQ spoke with a neighbor who helped the two men. She said after they got out of the car, the pair tried to flag down other drivers, but no one would stop for them.

The men then walked to her house where they called 911.

Police are investigating whether or not drugs or alcohol were involved.

Charges have yet to be filed for the driver, but investigators say charges could be filed in the coming days.

No serious injuries were reported.

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