POLK COUNTY, Iowa — Officials in the metro are investigating after an SUV was found floating down the Des Moines River.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says a passerby noticed the partially submerged SUV in the river in the 3800 block of Northwest 66th Avenue in Johnston around 10:30 Thursday morning.
Fire crews from Ankeny, Johnston, and Saylor Township responded and used a boat and jet ski to reach the SUV. They didn’t find anyone inside the vehicle.
The incident remains under investigation.