Man Dies After Crashing into Sunnyvale Creek | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Man Dies After Crashing into Sunnyvale Creek



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    A man who crashed into a creek Tuesday night in Sunnyvale has died.

    Police said 73-year-old Clare Casebolt went off the road near Belt Line and East Tripp roads at about 9 p.m. Tuesday and ended up in a creek.

    Man Rescued From Submerged Car

    [DFW] Man Rescued From Submerged Car
    The Dallas County Sheriff's Office said there was only one vehicle involved in the crash near Belt Line Road and East Tripp Road in the unincorporated part of Dallas County.
    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013)

    Rescuers arrived and pulled Casebolt from his truck as it slowly sank.  No one else was in the truck at the time of the crash.

    Casebolt was flown to Parkland Memorial Hospital, but died Wednesday morning.

    Efforts to remove the truck from the creek were hindered Tuesday night after a cable being used to pull the vehicle from the water snapped. 

    Crews returned to the creek Wednesday morning and removed the truck shortly after 10 a.m.