Following a large-scale water search Sunday off the coast of Hull, Massachusetts, authorities have found a truck that was seen driving into the ocean off Pemberton Point, and the driver is dead, police said.
Multiple 911 calls were made around 2:50 pm reporting that a person drove a pickup truck onto the beach near Hull High School, then drove into the water, according to Hull police.
The truck and its driver were located in the water around 6 pm, police said, and the driver was subsequently pronounced dead. Police are not releasing any information identifying the driver at this time.
Numerous agencies responded to assist the Hull police and fire departments in their search Sunday, along with the Hull Harbormaster, police said.
The Boston Fire Department sent boats and divers to help in the search. Massachusetts State Police sent their dive team, in addition to boats and a helicopter. Massachusetts environmental police, the Massachusetts Port Authority, the US Coast Guard and Cohasset police were also assisting.
Hull police said there appears to be no foul play. The incident remains under investigation by the police department and the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.