Car rolls into Red River after driver gets distracted by pet, forgets to put it in park

Police say a driver in Moorhead, Minnesota was so distracted by a pet Thursday night that they forgot to put their car in park, and it rolled into the Red River.  

The Moorhead Police Department said the incident occurred around 5:48 p.m. near the Red River Dam. 

First responders saw the car floating in the river for several minutes before it submerged. They searched the river, but could not locate the car.