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LAUDERDALE LAKES (CBSMiami) — One person is dead after a car ended up in a canal in Lauderdale Lakes Thursday morning.

Deputies say the dive team pulled the body of an adult male from the water. That man has since died.

A witness said a man in a red pick-up truck somehow lost control.The vehicle ended up in the canal near 31st Avenue and NW 39th Street just before 10 a.m.

Chopper4 was over the scene where the car was fully underwater with divers, police and fire department officials in the area.

Traffic Homicide investigators are looking into the incident. The cause of the deadly incident is unclear.

At last check, 39th Street remained closed. Click here for the latest traffic information.


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