Two found dead in a car that was driven into Lake Ontario at LaSalle Park.

News 100 blackBy Staff

July 3rd, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON.

 

Halton Regional Police report that at 8:01pm on the 2nd of July 2019, they received reports that a vehicle had driven into Lake Ontario from LaSalle Park.

Weather - LaSalle Park Marina

LaSalle Park Marina after recent flooding.

Initial information was received that there were several occupants trapped inside the vehicle described to be a navy blue sedan. Efforts by witnesses, police, the Burlington Fire Department, and Halton Paramedics were unsuccessful in rescuing the trapped occupants from the fully submerged vehicle.

Police divers of the Peel Regional Police Service and Toronto Police Service attended and assisted with the recovery efforts.

The vehicle was extracted from the lake by divers and a heavy tow service. Two adults were located deceased in the vehicle, a 55 year old male and a 51 year old female from Burlington.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit has taken carriage of the investigation, any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext: 5065.

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