On-duty rescue swimmers search inside and surrounding a submerged vehicle March 24 in the waters off Beach Drive and Olney Avenue. No one was found who might have been identified as the driver or occupants. (SKFR photo)

On-duty rescue swimmers search inside and surrounding a submerged vehicle March 24 in the waters off Beach Drive and Olney Avenue. No one was found who might have been identified as the driver or occupants. (SKFR photo)

A springtime dip?

Sinclair Inlet a resting spot for abandoned vehicle

SOUTH KITSAP — A misguided attempt for a Sunday spring dip in Puget Sound?

Perhaps, but it wasn’t clear to South Kitsap Fire and Rescue members why a red vehicle was resting nearly submerged off the shore of Beach Drive near Olney Avenue. Two on-duty rescue swimmers entered the waters to search the vehicle, according to a Facebook post by SKFR March 24.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue crews respond to reports March 24 of a vehicle located off-shore from Beach Drive near Olney Avenue. (SKFR photo)

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue crews respond to reports March 24 of a vehicle located off-shore from Beach Drive near Olney Avenue. (SKFR photo)

After a thorough search of the car and the surrounding waters, SKFR’s rescue swimmers determined the vehicle was abandoned.

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