Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit and Dive team finds car, pulls it from water near Port of Tampa,

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The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit and Dive Team recovering a submerged car from the water near the Port of Tampa on Feb. 25, 2014.

Tampa, Florida-- A sweep of the shrimp docks Tuesday near the Port of Tampa lead Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies to an unexpected find- a car that had been submerged under water for what appears to be quite some time.

According to the sheriff's department's official Twitter account, side-scan sonar on their Intrepid detected the car, prompting the marine unit and dive team's full operation to recover it from the water. 

PICS: What happens to a car if it's under water long enough

Deputies have not yet said how long the car had been under water, or how it got there. 

10 News will continue with updates as they become available. 

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