Authorities were made aware of a submerged pickup truck in the Beaver Slough at Blossom Road, by a fisherman who spotted the vehicle’s outline on his fishfinder.
The DART team and Central Valley Tow arrived at the site around 10:30 Friday morning and began working to extract the truck from the waterway.
The DART team had to make three dives; each time they connected to tow cable to the truck, pieces of the truck would pull apart due to deterioration.
Eventually, the tuck was successfully extracted from the slough. The vehicle was found to be unoccupied. It was determined that the vehicle had been in the slough for 21 years.
No one was injured during the operation.