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2 dead in submerged vehicle in Palm Beach County

911 caller spotted vehicle
Posted at 4:58 PM, Apr 28, 2024

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Two people were pronounced dead Sunday afternoon after a vehicle was found submerged in a canal, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue was dispatched to the intersection of 130th Trail North and Hamlin Boulevard, just south of Northlake Boulevard, shortly before 12:30 p.m., for a reported vehicle in a canal. The area is west of the Grassy Waters Preserve.

A 911 caller didn't witness the vehicle go into the canal, the agency said.

Divers entered the canal and located two people who were brought to shore and pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office was investigating.

No other details were available, including how long the vehicle was in the water or any information on the deceased.