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Minn. Man Rescued From Submerged Car Dies

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say a man rescued from his submerged car in the Red River over the weekend has died.

Thirty-two-year-old James Gress Jr. of neighboring Moorhead, Minn., died Monday in a Fargo hospital.

The Forum newspaper reports that authorities believe Gress was under water for at least 12 minutes following the crash shortly after 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities are still investigating how the crash happened.

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