In San Antonio, Texas two cars fell into the water-filled pit. It became known that one of the cars was a 69-year-old Deputy Sheriff Dora Linda Nishihara, who died in the night on Monday. The second victim managed to get out of the pit. He with multiple injuries was taken to hospital.
In order to get the personal car of the Deputy Sheriff had to use a crane. The pit was 12 feet deep. Body Nishihara was inside the vehicle. A Sheriff's spokesman James Keith said that Nishihara was not working on Sunday, when her car fell into a drainage pit. Utility officials say that a vortex appeared after the sewer line was washed away in the rain.
According to CBS, the passengers of one car that passed by saw a man trying to get out of the drainage pit and stopped to help him. By the time, until the saved man, the Deputy Sheriff is already 90% submerged in water. To save the woman failed. 100-ton crane was brought to the scene to pull both vehicles out of the pit. A criminal case. The case is under investigation.
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