Woman dies after crashing into pool

(c) Kapo VD

An elderly woman has died after crashing her car into a domestic swimming pool in canton Vaud.

The 88-year-old lost control, ploughed through a hedge and ended up in the pool. 

The accident happened in the village of Clarens, near Montreux. 

A passer-by was able to get the woman out of the submerged car and she was taken to hospital. She later died of her injuries. 

An investigation is underway. 

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