Crime 2 Women Killed After Car Crashed Through Gate and Plunged into Northern California Harbor
Human smuggling probe: SUV in California crash entered through hole in border fence, officials say
At least 13 people were dead in California after an SUV with 25 passengers and a semitruck collided about 10 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border."All are suspected to have entered the U.S. illegally," the agency said in a statement. "Border Patrol is investigating the smuggling events.
Two women have died after their car crashed through a gate and a fence before plunging into a harbor in Monterey County, California, over the weekend.
A vehicle was found submerged in Moss Landing Harbor on Saturday afternoon, prompting an investigation from California Highway Patrol, the Monterey Sheriff's Office said in aMonday.
The car, a 2010 Acura, was spotted upside down around 2:40 p.m. after the tide had receded; beforehand, the car had been completely under water.
N Ireland sees 3rd night of unrest amid post-Brexit tensions
LONDON (AP) — Police and politicians in Northern Ireland appealed for calm on Monday after a third night of violence that saw Protestant youths start fires and pelt officers with bricks and gasoline bombs. The flareups come amid rising tensions over post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland and worsening relations between the parties in the Protestant-Catholic power-sharing Belfast government. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said officers were attacked in Londonderry on Sunday night, and there was also unrest in two pro-British unionist areas near Belfast. Police said most of those involved were teenagers.
First responders were able to remove the driver and the passenger from the vehicle, and both were pronounced dead on the scene.
The county coroner later identified the driver as Maria Vanessa Carrango, 35, and the passenger as Esther Monique Espinoza, 28,Monday.
RELATED VIDEO: Police Release Dashcam Video of Car Speeding Off Cliff to Find Driver Who Hasn't Been Seen Since
CHP said that the car likely drove into the harbor on Friday or earlier on Saturday after driving westbound toward Highway 1 on Dolan Road, according to the Herald. It went straight through a fence and a gate before plummeting into the harbor, the outlet reported.
Divers with the Sheriff's office searched the surrounding area and determined that there were no other victims.
The investigation, led by the CHP, is ongoing.
Protests erupt after death of Daunte Wright, 20-year-old Black man shot by police during traffic stop: What we know .
The police shooting of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop prompted protests Sunday amid an already tense Minnesota during the trial of Derek Chauvin.Daunte Wright's death in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, comes as Minneapolis, just 10 miles south, was already on edge in the middle of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, facing murder charges in the death of George Floyd.