Automotive plunges into Delaware River following crash, 1 lifeless, 1 injured


BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (WPVI) —

Police said two people were transported to the hospital this afternoon after their car went into the Delaware River, one of whom has died.

According to Burlington County Police, a man and a woman were pulled from the river. The woman has died. Police said an accident did occur before the vehicle went into the water.

It happened just before 1 p.m. near 138 Riverbank in Burlington City, New Jersey.

Initial reports indicated that one person was able to get out of the vehicle; however, a second person remained inside.

Officials said that person was extricated from the car around a half-hour later, at 1:27 p.m.

Both victims were transported to Lourdes Hospital in Willingboro in unknown condition.

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