Elderly Woman Pulled From Scajaquada Creek

May 26, 2011 Updated May 26, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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May 26, 2011 Updated May 26, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY ( WKBW ) Rescue crews pulled the body of an elderly woman out of her car that plunged into the Scajaquada Creek in Cheektowaga Thursday morning.

Dive teams were called in after the car somehow made it into the water, rolling a few hundred feet downstream.

Eyewitness News spoke with Cheektowaga Police Captain Jim Speyer who noted that heavy rains may have been a factor in this incident.

Eyewitness News will continue to follow the story and have more as details become available.