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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Gusts 50-60+mph for a time Saturday evening, remaining gusty into Sunday. Colder air by the end of the weekend. Sunshine & wintry showers
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Rain and winds ease for a time today, but cloudy across most areas. Gale overnight with further rain. Showery and blustery for Sunday