Woman Found in Submerged Car
Press release from the CHP:
On Thursday, July 14, 2016 at approximately 1:11 PM, the California Highway Patrol responded to a call of a vehicle over the side in the Trinity River at the location of SR-299, west of Powerhouse Road. A fisherman floating the river had encountered the vehicle on it’s roof, submerged approximately 6 feet under the surface. The vehicle was recovered and a solo female occupant was found in the driver seat. The driver has not been identified pending notification to next of kin by the Trinity County Sheriffs Department. The incident is still under investigation.
Once the driver is identified and next of kin notified, Trinity County Sheriffs Department can be contacted for the driver’s identity.