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Car goes off pier in Fukushima Prefecture, killing driver


A man died after the car he was driving went off a pier and plunged into the sea at a port in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Friday.

According to local media, the incident occurred at around 10:30 p.m. A fisherman saw the car go over the edge of the pier and called police.

At around 2 a.m. Saturday, Japan Coast Guard divers retrieved the body of a man from the sunken car. He was taken to hospital where he was declared dead.

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Unlikely. Trying to drown yourself this way is extremely scary and slow. He has to be a idiot if he had choose this method instead of just jumping from a high building. Is probably a accident.

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