Vehicle located underwater at Urie Pier in Gulfport

Gulfport Fire Department responded to someone driving over the Urie Pier and into the Mississippi Sound.

Gulfport Fire Department got the initial call around 9:15 a.m. Once they arrived on scene, they checked the vehicle for any passengers.

First responders tell News 25 they believe no one was in the vehicle when they got there.

By 10:30 a.m., the vehicle, a silver Chevy Silverado, was recovered from the water.

Witnesses tell News 25 the suspect swam out of the water and fled the scene.

News 25 will try to provide more information as it becomes available to us.

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