Woman, 40s, killed when car crashes into Fresno County canal

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Fresno County.

Officers believe the crash happened before midnight on Dinuba Avenue near Plumas Avenue, south of the city of San Joaquin.

CHP officials say a woman in her 40s was traveling east on Dinuba at a high rate of speed when she hit a power pole and crashed into a canal.

The car was found hours later. The woman was dead inside. Her name has not been released.

Crews from Fresno County CAL FIRE and the Fresno County Sheriff's Office dive team helped to recover the vehicle from the water.
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