Car crashes into Clement Park lake, man dies

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. - A man died after driving his car into the lake at Clement Park in Littleton early Monday morning.

A witness told police he was walking his dog at 4:30 a.m. when he saw a car racing around the bike path, then go into the water.

Initial reports said the car was found upside down, about 30 feet out into the water.

One man was rescued from the lake around 4:45 a.m.

The Colorado State Patrol said the man did not survive.

Authorities brought in a wrecker to remove the vehicle from the water.


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