MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is dead and a woman in the hospital after a vehicle plunged into a lake in northern Minnesota early Wednesday morning.

According to the Grand Rapids police, neighbors at the north end of Pokegama Avenue woke up at around 2:47 a.m. to the sound of a vehicle accelerating a high rate of speed. At the “T” intersection with Crystal Lake Boulevard, the vehicle continued straight and landed in Crystal Lake.

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Police said the female passenger was able to get out of the vehicle and was helped ashore by nearby residents.

First responders arrived on the scene a few minutes after the 911 call and attempted to swim out and rescue the male driver, but were unsuccessful. The man’s body was recovered from the car by a dive team.

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The female victim is receiving treatment at the Grand Itasca Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Identities are not being released at this time.

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The investigation is ongoing.