Two dead after car plunges into Lake Ontario in Burlington

Burlington - LaSalle Jul 3

Two people are dead after a car plunged into the water off LaSalle Park Marina in Burlington.

Police were called to the area last night around 8:00 p.m. after witnessess reported seeing a vehicle go through a concrete barrier and into the water.

The vehicle was submerged about 40 feet from the shoreline.

The Peel Police dive team was called in and assisted with the recovery efforts.

Halton Regional Police say two people from Burlington  - a 55-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman  - were found dead in the vehicle which now  has been pulled out of the water.

No names have been released.