Car discovered in Pahokee canal, divers find no occupants

PBSO's Eagle helicopter searching

PAHOKEE, Fla. - Divers searched Tuesday evening a canal near the Pahokee airport where a car was discovered, but found no occupants near or around the vehicle, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

The car was found on its side in the canal around 8:09 p.m. Fire rescue divers used thermal imaging cameras to search for occupants in the water, but found no one, Borroto said.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Eagle helicopter is searching the area while rescue crews remain on scene, Borroto said..

There are no other details immediately available.

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