One person dead after vehicle found in Lake Norman

Picture from the scene courtesy of WSIC news partner FOX 46

DENVER, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) – One person was killed after a car ran off of the road and went into Lake Norman Monday afternoon.

Citing the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, WSIC news partner FOX 46 reports the incident happened behind a home in the 6800 block of Pebble Bay Dr., around 3:45 p.m. Denver Fire and Sherrills Ford Rescue also responded to the scene.

The victim was trapped under the water as the car was partially submerged in the lake. He or she was extracted from the vehicle and taken to the hospital where they died from injuries sustained in the accident.

Author: WSIC editor