2 dead after vehicle crashes into southeast Columbus pond

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Two men have died after a vehicle crashed into a pond in southeast Columbus.

Police said the driver veered into the pond at the Hartford on the Lakes apartment complex around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Both men had to be rescued by Columbus Fire personnel. Both were taken to Grant Medical Center.

One man was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. The second man was pronounced around 9 a.m.

Police identified one of the victims as 22-year-old Bernadino Garcia-Valencia.

Investigators have not said what caused the crash.

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