Paul Hawker, Station Manager at Buxton Fire Station, says people battled in vain to save the driver whose car plunged into the icy river.
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Cloudy, cold, wet start to the new week, then continuing mixed and breezy
It happened after yesterday's football game, which saw Barrow win 2-0 against York City.
Blustery showers and sunny spells on Sunday. Wet for all areas by Monday afternoon. Mixed forecast into the new week