SUGARCREEK TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – Police say a woman is dead after her car drove into a Sugarcreek Township pond Friday afternoon.
She has been identified as Samantha Botts, 27, from Sugarcreek Township.
Emergency crews are still searching the pond but believe she was alone in the vehicle.
Police say they believe she lost control of her vehicle striking a fire hydrant and then drove through a fence into the pond.
The pond is about six-feet deep, according to officials.
The accident happened in the 4300 block of East Briggs Road around 5:20 p.m.
Dive teams and emergency crews from around the area responded to the call for help.
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