2 die after reversing car into canal in Miramar

Police officers dive in to pull out men from car

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Two men died early Saturday morning after reversing their car into a canal in Miramar, according to police.

Witnesses told police they saw the car plunge into the canal at Southwest 132nd Avenue and Old Miramar Parkway in an area known as Country Club Ranches.

By the time Miramar police dived into the canal and pulled the two out of the water, they were dead. Relatives identified the victims as Alfredo Rodriguez, 36, and Luis Rodriguez, 34. They were cousins.  

Police officers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation until paramedics arrived and pronounced them dead.  

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