2 Dead in Strathmore Canal Accident

August 21, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
New from overnight, two people are dead after their car ended up in a South Valley canal.It happened near the town of Strathmore. Firefighters said the driver was following a dirt road and for some reason drove into the canal.

Four people escaped from the car and were taken to a hospital with injuries. Two people, a man and a teenager, were trapped in the vehicle. They died at the scene.

Authorities said alcohol may have played a role in the crash.



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