2 bodies recovered after vehicle plunges into Lac Saint-Louis

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Montreal police were trying to determine whether there were any passengers in a vehicle that plunged into Lac St-Louis in Lachine. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. kali9 / iStock

A recovery operation lasting several hours Tuesday night in Montreal’s Lachine borough retrieved a vehicle that plunged into the waters of Lac St-Louis near 34 Avenue and St-Joseph Boulevard.

Montreal police spokesperson Raphael Bergeron said a 911 call came in at about 6:35 p.m. reporting the incident.

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In the end, police recovered two bodies along with the vehicle.

“We’re talking about a man and a woman, probably between 25 and 30 years of age,” Bergeron said. “Their identity is to be determined.”

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Police were also trying to determine how the vehicle ended up in the water in the first place.

The Montreal fire department nautical rescue team, as well as the coast guard, were also assisting in the recovery operation.

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