2 dead after car plunges into suburban St. Louis pond

Authorities say two individuals have died after a automotive crashed right into a pond in suburban St. Louis.

KMOV-TV stories that 61-yr-previous Delia James, of Ballwin, had a medical emergency Tuesday night time whereas driving a automotive on Interstate 44.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says his car went off the appropriate aspect of the roadway, struck a fence and traveled right into a pond in Kirkwood. The crash killed James and his passenger, 70-yr-previous Marjorie Hunt, of Eureka.

Kirkwood Hearth Chief Jim Silvernail says two first responders additionally have been harm while working to rescue James and Hunt. A Kirkwood firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor accidents and a Kirkwood police officer was handled for signs of hypothermia.

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