UPDATE: Virginia State Police find woman's body in river near scene of Smyth County accident

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SMYTH CO., Va. (WDBJ7) UPDATE:
According to Virginia State Police, Virginia State Police Aviation found a woman's body about 2 to 3 miles down the river from the crash at around 8:50 a.m. Thursday.

The body is being sent to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for examination and autopsy.

Virginia State Police say they are still investigating this incident.

ORIGINAL STORY:
Virginia State Police say they are searching for a driver of a crashed vehicle in Smyth County.

According to Virginia State Police, the Adwolfe Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene of the crash on Wednesday at around 8 p.m. When crews arrived, they found a vehicle in the river lodged against the support column of a bridge.

Virginia State Police and the Adwolfe Volunteer Fire Department, with the help of a local wrecker service, were able to pull the car out of the river, but they say there was not a driver inside the vehicle.

The Virginia State Police aviation team, the tactical team, and divers from the search and recovery team, as well as the Adwolfe Volunteer Fire Department, spent hours Wednesday night searching the area. These teams also continued their searches Thursday morning.

Virginia State Police says they are still investigating.