Woman rescued from car in Waukee pond dies

UPDATE:    A woman who drove off Hickman Road in Waukee and into a pond yesterday, has died. Thirty-eight-year-old Shessla Whitlow's  vehicle went into a pond yesterday afternoon.  Witnesses, the Waukee Fire Chief, and a Waukee Police Sergeant pulled her from the vehicle, before it became submerged.   CPR was performed at the scene, but Whitlow died at the hospital.  An autopsy will be performed.

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WAUKEE, Iowa- Rescue crews pulled a woman from a vehicle that went into a Waukee pond this (Tuesday) afternoon. 

Crews were called to the 14-hundred block of East Hickman in Waukee after a 39-year-old woman drove into a pond.     

The Waukee fire chief and other witnesses pulled her out of a window, before the car became submerged.

The woman was taken to the hospital, no word on her condition.

(Photo from WHO-TV, Channel 13)


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