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A police diver checks out a car that crashed into the Moose Jaw River. ((CBC))

A man is dead after a car crashed into the Moose Jaw River on the eastern outskirts of the city on Friday.

Police said a man's body has been recovered along with the car.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. CST when the car veered off of the Manitoba Expressway, hit a guardrail and went into the river.

Police, firefighters and ambulance crews converged on the scene. A tow truck was used to retrieve the badly damaged car.

A dive team was on the scene checking the water for possible passengers.

No other details were immediately available.

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This car was removed from the Moose Jaw River on Friday afternoon. ((CBC))