Passenger in getaway car drowns in canal
HIALEAH, Fla. (WSVN) -- Rescue crews pulled a man out of a Hialeah canal after a police chase took a fatal turn, Monday morning.
Florida Highway Patrol units chased a car down interstate 75 onto the Palmetto Expressway after that car struck another vehicle and drove off. When coming to a stop in Hialeah, the passenger of the runaway car jumped into a canal off West 20th Avenue and 68th Street.
The man never resurfaced. Divers were called out to retrieve the body.
The driver was arrested nearby.
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