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Lisle woman dies after driving into retention pond in Westchester

WESTCHESTER – A Lisle woman called her friend after driving her car into a retention pond late Saturday, but died later that night. 

Yong Cha Marvin, 76, died after her vehicle was found partially submerged in a retention pond at 2215 Enterprise Drive.

At 10:26 p.m., Westchester Police received a call from a resident who said her friend had just called telling her she drove off the roadway and into water somewhere near Westchester after leaving the caller's home.

Police and fire crews from Westchester and neighboring towns immediately began searching the area, Westchester Police said. At 10:50 p.m., Westchester Fire personnel located Marvin's vehicle in the retention pond. She was transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 11:35 p.m. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. Westchester Police continue to investigate the incident. 

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