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Old 09-14-2019, 04:11 PM   #1
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Default Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

This was in the local news, and thought it worth sharing. Poor guy has been missing since 1997. A Google Earth user (or possibly Google Maps Satellite imagery) spotted the car behind a man’s house - in his pond. After finally believing the google image (and flying a drone to verify). They unearthed a 1994 Saturn S series (and missing owner/driver) that were reported missing back since 1997!

Link to article:https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/p...vu4-story.html

I’ll try to post the pic of the badly calcified Saturn S series (when being pulled out of the lake). Imgur must have recently changed their site, because it won’t let me upload the pic on mobile (without installing their app...).

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Old 09-14-2019, 07:47 PM   #2
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I saw the headline, but didn't realize it was a Saturn. Sad on several levels, but good to get closure too.

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Old 09-14-2019, 10:03 PM   #3
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Old 09-17-2019, 09:37 AM   #4
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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

Maybe an Acura? (first guess)


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Old 09-17-2019, 10:26 AM   #5
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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

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Maybe an Acura? (first guess)


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That's a Mazda that was pulled out of some other pond in 1999. Gotta love modern reporting...

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Old 09-17-2019, 10:39 AM   #6
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^^^ Some day I'll learn to read.

"What caused Moldt’s white Saturn SL to sink..."



..coincidentally another Saturn Ghost (see recent posts in the Spot & Shot section) - I just got chills

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Old 09-17-2019, 11:40 AM   #7
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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

You can still see the car on google maps. It's directly east of this address:

3812 Moon Bay Cir Wellington Fl

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Old 09-17-2019, 12:00 PM   #8
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Old 09-17-2019, 02:57 PM   #9
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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

This made the national news.
I’m surprised nobody noticed it until now.

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Old 09-17-2019, 10:21 PM   #10
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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

Those houses are really packed in there!

I too am surprised the car wasn't found sooner. I guess with all the pools, I see, there aren't any kids swimming in those ponds... maybe they're too nasty, treated with chemicals for mosquitoes, or the HOA won't allow it.

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Old 09-18-2019, 03:28 AM   #11
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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

If you google "Saturn pulled from pond Florida" a pic of it comes up. It appears to have an emergency spare on back...

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Old 09-18-2019, 09:44 AM   #12
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Wow. The Rotary Club has gone TOO far this time!

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"The car officially plunged 4/4/97 at 5:41 pm CST!

We appreciate everyone’s patience while we determine the winner of the $1,000 prize! Since the car sank just five short days after the entry deadline, we still had to allow time for mailed entries to arrive. Now that we are almost done sorting through all the guesses and waiting for checks to clear, we expect to announce our winner soon. Check back to this page for updates!
Thanks again to everyone who participated in our inaugural Car Plunge Contest and for supporting local projects of the Rotary Club of Wellington Bay."

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Old 09-18-2019, 10:11 AM   #13
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^^^^ lol!

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Old 09-18-2019, 10:05 PM   #14
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If you google "Saturn pulled from pond Florida" a pic of it comes up. It appears to have an emergency spare on back...
Here's the pic. I'm surprised I haven't seen it posted here yet

Probably some clean panels under all that dirt...lol
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Old 09-19-2019, 09:03 AM   #15
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I call dibs on the aluminum valve cover.

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Default Re: Missing ‘94 SL found in Lake with deceased driver

It also looks like the frame is bent. Hood bulged and door misalignment... Wonder if that happened in 97 or when the wrecker pulled it out?

I envision a big pile of dirt - and a drunk driver who saw one too many episodes of The Dukes of Hazard.....

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Those houses are really packed in there!

I too am surprised the car wasn't found sooner. I guess with all the pools, I see, there aren't any kids swimming in those ponds... maybe they're too nasty, treated with chemicals for mosquitoes, or the HOA won't allow it.
That, and the gators. I wouldn't go near a natural body of water with anything less than a .357 in Fl

Being dragged in and drowned is very low on my list of "ways that I want to leave this world"

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That, and the gators. I wouldn't go near a natural body of water with anything less than a .357 in Fl

Being dragged in and drowned is very low on my list of "ways that I want to leave this world"
Oh, I for got about those. Yeah, that would be a big deterrent from the water.

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You can still see the car on google maps. It's directly east of this address:

3812 Moon Bay Cir Wellington Fl
That's creepy AF. Imagine being a homeowner right adjacent to where the car was...and finding out you've been living next to a body all these years. Jeez

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That's creepy AF. Imagine being a homeowner right adjacent to where the car was...and finding out you've been living next to a body all these years. Jeez
There's hundreds of them next door in the graveyard.

Nice quiet neighbors. Keeps the grass mowed too..


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