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Deputies ID woman after car goes into canal in Lake Worth

Woman in critical condition after car goes into canal in Lake Worth (PBCFR)

Deputies have identified the woman they rescued from a car in a canal on Tuesday.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says 20-year-old Kemisha Jeune went into a canal near Hypoluxo Road and South Winston Trails around 4:30 p.m.

A bystander and a PBSO deputy were able to pull the woman out of the submerged car, according to fire officials. They took her to awaiting paramedics.

Rescue divers were deployed to search for a possible second occupant, but it was later determined the woman was the only person in the car.

She was taken to JFK Medical Center for treatment of a near drowning and is in critical condition.

Palm Beach County deputies say the car went into the canal after a crash and the eastbound lanes of Hypoluxo are shut down.

Deputies say she did have a seatbelt on.

Stay with CBS12 for any updates.

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