88-year-old woman dies after car goes into pond

A woman died after crews pulled her from a vehicle that went into a pond on March 8, 2018. (WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A woman was transported to the hospital and later died after a vehicle went into a pond on the southeast side.

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, crews were called to the area of Five Points and East Thompson roads just after 10 a.m. for a car into the water.

The woman, later identified by IFD as 88-year-old Doris Corn, was pronounced dead at 11:44 a.m., IFD said.

After arriving on scene, crews witnessed the vehicle near the water and soon after the car went into the pond.

A witnesses tells IFD a female driver thought to be in her late 50s or early 60s was seen slumped over the wheel before the vehicle slammed into a utility pole and went into a nearby roundabout.

IFD said that, thanks to the witnesses staying on scene, rescuers quickly located the vehicle and the victim. Crews got the female victim out of the vehicle.

She was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the situation.