Walnut Creek woman found dead in car in California Aqueduct

A driver found dead in a car in the California Aqueduct has been identified as a Walnut Creek woman, the Merced County sheriff's office said. The c...

September 21, 2022
4:44 AM

A driver found dead in a car in the California Aqueduct has been identified as a Walnut Creek woman, the Merced County sheriff's office said. The car, a red 2018 Audi, went into the aqueduct near Santa Nella on Saturday evening. Its only occupant was Susan Arlynn Waskow, 77, the sheriff's report said. According to the California Highway Patrol, another driver made an emergency call at 7:48 p.m. Saturday reporting that a car had gone off northbound Interstate 5 into the San Luis Canal section of the aqueduct, about a mile north of Highway 152.

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