A woman died after losing control of her vehicle while driving on a snow-covered road and then crashing into a pond in Townsend, Delaware.
The 35-year-old Dagsboro resident was driving a 2016 Hyundai Sonata northbound on the curved portion of State Route 1 Wednesday shortly after 1 p.m. when she lost control.
Her vehicle slid off the east edge of the roadway and went down a snow-covered grass embankment before crashing into a retention pond. The vehicle became completely submerged in water and the woman was unable to get out.
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Rescue divers eventually pulled the woman out and she was taken to Christiana Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police are notifying next of kin before releasing the victim’s identity.