Body & car pulled from Neuse River, search ongoing for second person

CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – An investigation is underway in Craven County after a car and a body are pulled from the Neuse River.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said that it responded on Monday to the Spring Garden Boat Ramp on Northwest Craven Middle School Road to assist emergency management with a vehicle found in the river.

Troopers said that a car as well as a body were pulled from the water.

Crews are currently at the the boat ramp continuing to search the water. A drone operator could be seen looking over the waterway.

We’re told that the family of that person has been notified and that a search for a possible second person is still ongoing.

We asked who the investigating agency is for this case, but the Highway Patrol said that is still being determined.