WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) (8/22/2019) - Police say an 81-year-old woman and her 56-year-old daughter have died after a car left in drive rolled into a Michigan pond, trapping the disabled pair in the vehicle.
The Ford Escape was being driven by an 83-year-old man who was the spouse and father of the victims. Police in Oakland County's Waterford Township say he left the vehicle transmission in drive Wednesday while going into a house.
Police say the Escape "became completely submerged with both passengers still inside." Rescuers pulled the women from the vehicle but neither survived.
The deaths are under investigation.
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