Coroner: Canal Crash Victim Drowned

March 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Coroners say the 15-year-old girl who died in a canal car crash Friday was a drowning victim.It took rescuers about an hour to pull Celeste Lopez from the upside-down car in the west Fresno County canal.

Three of her teenage friends got out safely, including the unlicensed driver.

That 15-year-old girl could face vehicular manslaughter charges.