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Woman’s Body Recovered After Car Drives Into Ocean In Freo

The body of a 75-year-old woman has been recovered after the car she and her husband were in plunged into the ocean off Fremantle on Monday night.

Just after 7pm, police were called to the South Mole after witnesses had seen a Mitsubishi Magna wagon drive into the water while people were still inside.

An 81-year-old man, believed to be the driver, was able to swim to safety, however his wife remained trapped and was unable to be rescued.

Reports say the car appeared to be reversing on the thin strip of land on the mole when the incident happened.

Anyone who saw the car before it drove into the water to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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