80-year-old man dies after driving car into Lake Erie

FAIRPORT HARBOR, OH (WOIO) - An 80-year-old man dies, after driving his car into Lake Erie in Fairport Harbor.

Happened Sunday just after 11 pm.

Firefighters were called to Fairport Port Authority for a vehicle in the lake.

Firefighters arrived on the scene three minutes later and say the car was completely submerged.

The elderly man was trapped inside and citizens were attempting to rescue him.

Firefighters and the good Samaritans pulled him out of the vehicle. He was rushed to Tri-Point Medical, where he was pronounced dead.

His name is not yet being released.

The incident remains under investigation, but appears accidental.

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