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Vehicle vs Water

On 5/26/09 at approx. 2:30 a.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of Harbor Av SW., to a report of a vehicle that struck a City light pole then plunged into the water.

Witnesses reported that the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed when he apparently lost control while E/B in 1200 Blk of Harbor. The vehicle left the roadway and jumped the seawall entering the water in a depth of 10 feet. Seattle Harbor Patrol and Seattle Fire assisted at the scene. The driver was uninjured.

The driver a male, 54-years-old was driving a  91 Porsche 911. Investigators believe drugs and or alcohol in addtion to speed may have contributed to the collision.  Charges pending toxicology results.