Michael Lathan, 23, dead after driving off road into retention pond at Eola Road and Autumn Grove Court in Aurora, Illinois
Driver killed after car plunges into Aurora retention pond
A driver died after the car they were driving went off the road and into a retention pond Tuesday morning, Aurora officials said.
Driver dies after car goes into Aurora pond
Five officers went into the water, which was below 5 degrees Fahrenheit, and retrieved the driver from the car which was partially submerged upside down in the pond, police said.
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