ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The driver of an SUV is safe after the vehicle plunged into water at Fairground Park Tuesday morning. 

SUV into lake

An SUV submerged in the lake at Fairground Park Tuesday.

The vehicle was seen with water up to its windows before 6 a.m. About an hour later, crews were able to pull the SUV out of the water.

St. Louis Fire Department officials told News 4 the driver of the SUV was not hurt during the incident. She told fire crews her breaks went out, which is how her vehicle ended up in the lake.

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