Woman killed when her car leaves flooded roadway and crashes into canal.
A woman died when she drove off the road and into a Delray Beach canal on Friday, after heavy rains caused flooding which concealed the edge of the road and body of water, authorities said.
The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office was investigating the incident at Via Flora and West Atlantic Avenue.
The woman died at the scene.
Heavy rains and flooding closed roads and schools and destroyed several cars and homes in Palm Beach County Friday.
Certain areas received double digits amounts of rain, according to the National Weather Service. in Boynton Beach, 17.72 inches were recorded.
The flooding had I-95 southbound lanes closed early Friday in Boynton Beach.
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Two people were killed when the Porsche they were riding in crashed into a guardrail and ended up in a canal in northwest Miami-Dade Friday morning.
The crash happened just before 2 a.m. on eastbound State Road 836 just east of Northwest 42nd Avenue, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
A 48-year-old Holden man died early Monday after a crash on La. 22, east of La. 937 near the Diversion Canal in Ascension Parish, State Police said.
Lawrence M. Lambert wasn’t wearing his seatbelt and suffered fatal injuries, Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer said in a press release.
One man died and a woman was injured after a boat crashed into a Dania Beach bridge piling Friday, authorities said.
Officials identified the victims as 50-year-old Marcella Hewett and 58-year-old David Duda on Saturday.
A driver has died after running off the roadway and landing in a body of water in Suffolk Wednesday morning.
A City of Suffolk spokesperson said emergency crews received a call from the driver around 6 a.m. about the crash. The driver said his vehicle had left the roadway and was submerged in a body of water, but he wasn’t sure of his exact location.
A single-vehicle rollover crash has claimed the life of a 19-year-old Logan woman in southeastern Idaho.
The Idaho State Police reports that Kwintse Marley died about 11 p.m. Wednesday when her westbound 2006 Ford Focus went off Cub River Road near Preston, flipped over an embankment and landed in a canal.
A motorcyclist was killed after they crashed through a fence and into a small canal near Miami International Airport Wednesday morning.
Miami-Dade Police said the motorcyclist apparently lost control and crashed on Perimeter Road just east of the airport.
The cyclist, who hasn't been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman who died after a car careened off a cliff at Edgewater Park Sunday has been identified.
Edith Pandur, 88, of Medina, died at the Perkins Beach area about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said.