2 killed after car crashes into Fresno County canal

Fresno area authorities say two people have been killed after a car crashed into a canal.

The crash happened at Lincoln Ave & Placer Ave just north of San Joaquin at 4:49 pm.

When officers arrived, they found the white SUV overturned and fully submerged in the water.

They managed to pull out a man and a woman from inside the SUV, but they were declared dead.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is assisting the California Highway Patrol at the scene.

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