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2 die when car goes into canal off Alligator Alley

Posted at 4:44 PM, Nov 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-27 08:26:05-05

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Highway Patrol says two people died when their car drove into a canal on a stretch of Interstate 75 known as Alligator Alley.
The crash happened Sunday as the four-day Thanksgiving weekend was winding down, causing traffic to be blocked for several hours.
Sgt. Mark Wysocki tells news outlets that divers pulled a man and woman from the canal. Their identities haven't been released yet.
No further details were immediately available.

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