2 killed after SUV overturns into canal off Hwy. 4 in San Joaquin Co.

5:44 PM, Mar 27, 2013   |    comments
Douglas Arthur Schaeffer, Colleen Diane Schaeffer
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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, CA - A husband and wife killed when their SUV went off Highway 4 and rolled over into a drainage canal Monday morning were identified by the San Joaquin County coroner.

The victims were 68-year-old Douglas Arthur Schaeffer and 56-year-old Colleen Diane Schaeffer of Somerset.

The California Highway Patrol reported the couple's SUV was heading eastbound on the highway between Victoria Island Farms and Old River when it drifted onto the right shoulder and overturned into three feet of water in the drainage canal.

Emergency responders pulled the man and woman out and attempted life-saving measures but could not revive either.


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