Search continues for man who drove into Cuyahoga River

Search continues for man who drove into Cuyahoga River

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A man is missing after driving his car into a river Sunday around 2:30 a.m.

Police say 27-year-old Laron Harris lost control of his car at 1237 Weathervane Lane and drove into the Cuyahoga River.

His passenger, 25-year-old Kaila Watkins, managed to escape by kicking out a window and swimming to shore.

Watkins says Harris also escaped out the car window, but didn't make it to shore.

Friends and family members have been walking along the river seeing if they spot him.

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