News: Woman dies following 2-car accident near Hialeah canal

HIALEAH, FL – One driver was killed and another had to be rescued after their vehicles collided near a canal in Hialeah Friday night, WSVN reports.

The collision, which witnesses said may have been head-on, happened in the vicinity of West Fourth Avenue and 37th Terrace at about 7 p.m.  A woman who was driving one of the vehicles, a Smart car, was ejected and suffered fatal injuries.  The other car plunged into the canal as a result of the impact.

A father and son who were at the scene said they managed to pull the second driver from the water after spotting him swimming away from the vehicle. He was taken to Hialeah Hospital by first responders and did not appear to have been seriously injured.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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