A driver has died after a vehicle plunged into a canal Monday morning in Belle Glade.
Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto said crews responded to reports from an OnStar indicating a vehicle was rolled over in the 1030 block of Belle Glade Rd.
Firefighters arrived in the area around 6 a.m. and began a search for the possible crash.
After an extensive search, Borroto said they discovered the vehicle in a canal with the occupant still inside.
Divers rescued the driver from the vehicle and transported the person to a hospital in critical condition.
He later died at Lakeside Medical Center, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. He was identified as 63-year-old Melvin D. Spooner, Jr.
The cause of the crash has not been released.