Officials ID female driver found in submerged car in Oregon
By Jiselle Mack
An autopsy report is scheduled later Monday afternoon.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:38:08 GMT — The Lucas County Coroner's Office confirmed Monday morning the identity of the female driver whose body was found in submerged car in Oregon.Officials said 20-year-old Bianca Bepler of Canal Winchester, Ohio, died after her vehicle smashed through a guardrail and ended up in Otter Creek Sunday morning.Oregon Police were called out to the scene shortly after receiving a call around 10 a.m.Rescue dive crews from Jerusalem Township searched for other victims in the creek, but no other victims were found.Authorities said it appears the driver went through a flashing red light at the intersection of Ottawa Creek Road and Millard Avenue, where it went overturned into the creek.The driver may have fallen asleep but the crash remains under investigation, according to police.An autopsy report is scheduled later Monday afternoon.
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