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Booth Wood Reservoir car search teams find man's body

The reservoir on Oldham Road Image copyright Google
Image caption Under water search teams found the body in Booth Wood Reservoir

Divers searching a reservoir for a driver whose car plunged into the water have recovered a man's body.

The vehicle was reported to have left the road and entered Booth Wood Reservoir, near Rishworth, on Sunday evening.

A car was found in the water on Monday morning, before divers recovered the body at 11:55 BST, West Yorkshire Police said.

The driver was the only person in the car, police said.

Sgt Adrian Newman said the dead man's relatives had been informed.

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