Man Dies after Driving into Canal

June 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The CHP discovered a man and his car in a Fresno County canal early this Monday morning. The CHP said the driver was speeding when he missed a curve on the road at Peach near Central.

The car then hit an embankment, sending the vehicle airborne into the canal.

Paramedics tried to revive the victim, but he was pronounced dead at the hospital. The victim is described as a 51-year-old Hispanic man from Corcoran. His name has not been released.