Car that plunged into Potomac recovered, 2 victims found inside

D.C. Fire and EMS have recovered the car that crashed into the Potomac River near Roosevelt Bridge late Saturday evening. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
D.C. Fire and EMS have recovered the car that crashed into the Potomac River near Roosevelt Bridge late Saturday evening. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
D.C. Fire and EMS search for a car that crashed into the Potomac River Saturday night near the Roosevelt Bridge with two occupants still trapped inside. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
D.C. Fire and EMS searched for a car the crashed into the Potomac River near the Roosevelt Bridge with two occupants still trapped inside. They had searched for about two hours. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rock Creek Parkway was closed near the old Constitution Avenue lookout. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rock Creek Parkway was closed near the old Constitution Avenue lookout. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The crash happened around 11 p.m. along Rock Creek Parkway after the driver had lost control from speeding. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The crash happened around 11 p.m. along Rock Creek Parkway after the driver had lost control from speeding. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
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D.C. Fire and EMS have recovered the car that crashed into the Potomac River near Roosevelt Bridge late Saturday evening. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
D.C. Fire and EMS search for a car that crashed into the Potomac River Saturday night near the Roosevelt Bridge with two occupants still trapped inside. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rock Creek Parkway was closed near the old Constitution Avenue lookout. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The crash happened around 11 p.m. along Rock Creek Parkway after the driver had lost control from speeding. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

WASHINGTON — A car that had crashed into the Potomac River was found with two people dead inside after a search that lasted around two hours, D.C. Fire and EMS reported.

A third person from the car was rushed to the hospital earlier after the car he was in went over the rail near Roosevelt Bridge and sank into the river late Saturday evening.

The crash happened around 11 p.m. along Rock Creek Parkway after the driver had lost control from speeding.

WTOP’s Dave Dildine contributed to this report.

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