UPDATE 12:00 noon 6/12/14
The victim in Wednesday's vehicle recovery effort in the Clark Fork River has been identified as Melvin Arthur Beedle, 71. The cause and manner of death are under investigation by the Missoula County Coroner. The investigation into what caused the accident is being handled by the Missoula Police Department.
UPDATE 4:00 P.M. 6/11/2014
Missoula Police Department Public Information Officer Travis Welsh issued a news release on Wednesday afternoon regarding efforts to recover the vehicle that submerged in the Clark Fork River.