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Car plunges into lake in St. Paul

Dispatchers received a call at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday from a witness who reported seeing two men drive a car into Loeb Lake at Marydale Park in St. Paul and then run from the scene. Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies are using an underwater camera to search the vehicle.
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Dispatchers received a call at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday from a witness who reported seeing two men drive a car into Loeb Lake at Marydale Park in St. Paul and then run from the scene. Ramsey County Sheriff's deputies are using an underwater camera to search the vehicle.

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