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Car goes over the Buckman Bridge after crash, dive team looking for survivors

The vehicle has been pulled from the water. There is no word on survivors yet, but there is at least one fatality.

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A car went over the Buckman Bridge into the river after a car accident Tuesday morning, Jacksonville Fire Rescue Captain Eric Prosswimmer said. 

The car was pushed overboard during a two-vehicle crash. It has not been located and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office dive team is on site, trying to find the vehicle and any survivors.

The car was pulled out of the water after around three hours. Officials have not updated the public on survivors, but Florida Highway Patrol says at least one person has died. 

Firetrucks, a tow truck and an ambulance can be seen on scene.

Prosswimmer said the vehicle, a road ranger, rear-ended the car that went off of the bridge while both vehicles were in motion. The driver of that car was "shaken up" but not hurt and stopped properly on the roadway to speak with law enforcement. 

JFRD does not know how many people may been in the missing car at this time.

The Florida Department of Transportation issued a statement to First Coast News, saying in part that this incident is under pending investigation.

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