Woman dead after car plunges into Romeoville pond

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A woman died after she drove a vehicle into a pond late Monday night in southwest suburban Romeoville.

Cynthia Breig, 33, was driving a gold 2002 Honda northbound on Lakeview Drive when she went through a stop sign at Remington Boulevard, drove through a grassy parkway andinto a retention pond at 11:29 p.m., according to a statement from Romeoville police.

Divers checked the submerged vehicle andpulled Breig fromthe car, police said.

Breig, of Bolingbrook, was taken to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 1:55 a.m., according to the Will County coroner’s office.

The car was towed out of the water, police said. No one else was inside.

The crash remains under investigation.

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