Body Found in Partially Submerged Truck

Authorities say a Washington County man was found dead inside a truck partially submerged in a creek. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the pickup to plunge into the Quitonia Creek east of Hollandale. Deputies were called to the scene around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Washington County Sheriff’s Department Assistant Chief Billy Barber identified the victim as 54-year-old David Arrington. Investigators say passers-by spotted the Hollandale man inside the vehicle. Arrington is believed to have been the water for a few hours before being found. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine actual cause of death.

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