Police recover 2 bodies found inside vehicle in Whatcom County river

Two men were found dead inside a vehicle pulled from the Nooksack River on Tuesday morning, Ferndale police said.

Police say the vehicle was found and retrieved from the river adjacent to Ferndale Road. 

An early investigation indicates that the likely cause was speeding, according to police. Police believe the driver was speeding on Ferndale Road, took a turn too sharply and went over an embankment, into the water.

The Ferndale Police Department worked with the Whatcom Fire District 7, the Whatcom County Sheriff's Department, Border Patrol and Washington State Patrol to recover the vehicle.

This is a developing story. 

Q13 News will have updates as they become available. 

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