Kenya Navy retrieve vehicle and body, that plunged into the Indian Ocean on Saturday [Video and Photos]

Identity of victim revealed as Kenya Navy retrieve the body and vehicle

Kenya navy retrieve vehicle and body, that plunged into the Indian ocean on Saturday [Video and Photos

Kenya Navy divers have retrieved the the body of a man whose car plunged into the Indian Ocean at 4:20am Saturday.

The vehicle, which was 6 meters deep in the sea, has been identified as that of John Mutinda, who died after allegedly driving the car right into the Indian Ocean at 4:20am Saturday.

Mutinda’s body was taken to Coast General Referral Hospital morgue, the mangled wreck of his vehicle was towed to Likoni Police Station.

The Kenya Ferry Services said the man, who was heading to Mombasa Island from Kwale side, drove at a high speed straight to the ramp, ignoring calls by the ramp controllers to stop.

Below is a video of how the rescue operation unfolded, courtesy of NTV.

This accident came barely three months after the car of Mariam Kigenda plunged into the Indian Ocean killing her alongside her daughter Amanda.

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