Woman dies after car plunges into river
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Mar 21, 2016  |  Vote 0    0

Woman dies after car plunges into river

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — An elderly woman has died after the car she was driving plunged into a river in Mississauga, Ont.

Peel Region police say they began receiving calls about the vehicle going into the Credit River at about 4:15 p.m. on Monday.

Some witnesses jumped into the cold water to try and save the driver, but paramedics say the woman lacked vital signs when she was pulled from the river.

The woman, believed to be in her 70s, later died in hospital.

No other people were inside the vehicle.

Police have not yet released the woman's name, nor have they indicated what might have caused the car to enter the river. (CFRB,CP24)

By The Canadian Press

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