Occupant in vehicle found dead in retention pond

Occupant identified in vehicle found dead in retention pond

A Toyota Tundra was located in a pond in Plainfield yesterday morning (12/8) with one person found deceased in the vehicle. The deceased adult male has been identified as Bryan Holder (45) of Plainfield IN. At this time the incident is still under investigation but appears to have been a tragic accident.

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The Plainfield Fire Territory responded to a possible vehicle in a retention pond at 9:30 a.m. (12/8) and recovered a truck and a deceased male inside.

Plainfield Fire Territory and other county agencies respond to a vehicle in a retention pond at Newberry Rd. and Fieldstone Ln. A deceased occupant was found in the vehicle. (Photo courtesy of Plainfield Police Dept.)

A passerby called authorities after seeing what appeared to be fresh tire tracks leading into the pond at Newberry Rd. and Fieldstone Ln. The name of the victim has not been released. Plainfield Police Department is investigating.

The Hendricks County Coroner and Plainfield Police Department are conducting investigation. An autopsy has been scheduled for later today. The Hendricks County Coroner will determine exact manner and cause of death.

Responding and assisting agencies: Plainfield Police Dept, Plainfield Fire Territory, Brownsburg Fire Territory, Danville Fire Department, and Washington Township/Avon Fire Department.