One dead after car goes into water near Oakland Airport

Courtesy of Oakland Fire

OAKLAND (KRON) — One person is dead and another is hospitalized after being trapped in a car in the water this morning near the Oakland International Airport, according to fire officials.

At around 8:05 a.m. fire crews with the Oakland Fire Department responded to Langley Street and Doolittle Drive, a dispatcher said.

On Twitter, Oakland Firefighters originally reported that two people were possibly trapped inside the car.

An Alameda County Fire rescue boat and dive teams from Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and the San Francisco Fire Department assisted the Oakland fire Department in the rescue.

One victim was taken to Highland Hospital, although it was not immediately clear if that is the same person who died.

No information regarding how the car got in the water has been released.

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