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Half sunk Tesla found in the ocean in Carpinteria Monday

Carpinteria, Calif.– Carpinteria-Summerland firefighters were on scene of a partially submerged Tesla in the ocean around the 800 block of San Point Road in Carpinteria around 8 a.m. Monday.

Crews found the car in four feet of water upon arrival to the scene. Water rescue was deployed to look and clear the area of any occupants. No one was found.

Carpinteria-Summerland alongside Montecito Fire and State Beach lifeguards assisted in the emergency response before the incident was turned to Santa Barbara County Sheriff's.

The incident remains under investigation, but the car was not stolen property. Removal of the car is the responsibility of the owner to arrange, according to the SBC Sheriffs.

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