Woman dies after vehicle dives in Niagara River

Woman dies after her vehicle plunges into the Niagara River

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A sexagenarian died after her vehicle plunged into the Niagara River near the American Falls on Wednesday afternoon. & nbsp;

According to the channel local WBKB, the car fell into the water between two bridges, one for pedestrians and the other for vehicles. The investigation is underway to shed light on the tragedy. No other occupants were in the vehicle.

The lady was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said due to the location of the vehicle , is the US Coast Guard conducted the operation. A spokesperson for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation said the vehicle was nearly 45 meters from the edge of the falls.

The New York State Police say they used a drone to fly over the operation and aid the investigation.

See footage of the operation in the video, above.

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