Man hurt after driving vehicle into water in southwest Wichita

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A man was taken to hospital after he drove his vehicle into water in southwest Wichita.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Saturday in the 3400 block of S. Hoover, that's near K-42. Wichita Police Sergeant William Stevens said when crews arrived they found a man on the near the water. He told authorities the vehicle was in the water. The Swift Water Rescue Team was sent into the water to recover the vehicle.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It's unclear how the victim ended up driving into water.

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