Recovery effort underway after driver veers into Buffalo Bayou

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Search for driver after car goes into Buffalo Bayou, Tracy Clemons reports.

One man is presumed dead after his vehicle veered into the Buffalo Bayou near Montrose and Memorial Drive.

Houston Fire Department was called to the scene around 7:30pm Friday. A recovery effort with assistance from HPD's Dive Team is underway.

A group of runners saw the accident happen and tried to rescue the man to no avail.

The victim is described as a black male who appeared to be in his late 20s and wearing glasses.

No other details have been released.

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