Police identify man pulled from vehicle in St. Joseph River
The man was identified as 58-year-old Phillip Hickman of South Bend.
Around 11:30 a.m. Monday, an officer at McNaughton Park was flagged down by a witness who saw an SUV go into the St. Joseph River.
The officer spotted a vehicle floating in the river with a man in the driver’s seat.
The SUV was pulled from the river at 2:17 p.m. Hickman was removed from the vehicle and pronounced deceased.
The case remains under investigation.