3 Dead After Vehicle Plunges Into Pond

GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)– Three people died after the car they were riding in left the road and plunged into a pond early Monday morning.

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Police in Greeley rushed to the intersection at North 47th Avenue and O Street just before 6 a.m.

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(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

Witnesses told investigators that the vehicle left the roadway at a high rate of speed and plunged into the pond south of the intersection at the bottom of the embankment.

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(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

The embankment is about 50 feet long.

Dive crews with the Greeley Fire Department recovered the three male victims in the accident.

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(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

Copter4 flew over the pond after the recovery effort and investigators had left the scene. Police tell CBS4 that the vehicle was stolen on Oct. 5 from Evans.

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Copter4 flew over the pond in Greeley (credit: CBS)

All were pronounced dead at North Colorado Medical Center.

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(credit: Greeley Fire Dept.)

Those who died have not been identified.

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