26 Sep

Police stop good samaritans from saving drowning woman

(KFOX TV, El Paso) – A 64-year-old woman drowned when police said her vehicle ended up in a drainage canal in Northeast El Paso Monday morning.

El Paso police said they were called out to the intersection of Diana Drive and Vulcan Avenue just after 6:30 Monday morning due to reports of a vehicle that had gone into a drainage ditch overflowing with floodwaters.

Constance Manzanares was found inside a submerged 2005 Toyota Corolla and died, police said.

A witness told KFOX14 that police stopped several men from trying to save the victim.



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