The Richmond Police
Department has identified the man who died in Tuesday's vehicle crash into the
river as Barry L. Scott, 27, of the 1600 block of East Laburnum Avenue.
Detectives do not suspect
At approximately 8:40 p.m.
on Tuesday, witnesses called police to report a vehicle that had driven into the river from the 3100 block of Wharf Street.
The Fire Department
attempted to rescue the victim and recover the vehicle, but the poor visibility
and strong currents forced them to suspend their operations until Wednesday,
when the victim and the vehicle were recovered.