Police in Jacksonville, Florida are investigating an incident where a Kenyan woman died after her car crashed into a ditch on Saturday.
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said they received a 911 call at around 2:42am from a person who said they drove into a ditch, their car was getting submerged in water and they were unable to come out.
With the help of GPS, police located the car near a condominium complex off Eclipse Circle, just east of Bartram Park Boulevard, News4JAX reported.
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) responded immediately and managed to remove two people, a driver and a passenger, from the submerged vehicle.
The two were rushed to Baptist South for treatment but the driver was pronounced dead after efforts to resuscitate her failed. Police did not reveal the condition of the passenger.
The deceased’s family said she had recently moved to Florida and acquired the ill-fated car to start a new job. She was driving to work from her friend’s house when the accident happened.