CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. -- Firefighters responded to the call of a car in Lake Norman on Monday afternoon in Catawba County.

It happened around 4:15 p.m. near the 6800 block of Pebble Bay Drive between Sherrills Ford and Denver.

The sheriff's office said the car was "minimally submerged" in the water, and a person who was found in front of the vehicle died.

The reason the car went into the water is not clear at this time.

NBC Charlotte has a crew on the way to the scene.

Stay with wcnc.com for the latest developments.