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Levington: Vehicle recovered from marina after accident

PUBLISHED: 23:45 10 July 2014 | UPDATED: 09:02 11 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.

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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Major traffic disruption and storm damage is being reported across the region today as gusts of up to 80mph were recorded in Suffolk and north Essex.

A man suffered face and hand injuries when his car hit a tree on the A12 northbound in north Suffolk earlier today.

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