1 dead and several wounded after the water rescuerescue in San Ysidro


One person was killed and several others were injured after they were caught in a trench in San Ysidro.

Border guard agents contacted the San Diego Fire Rescue Department to assist with the rescue operation near East San Ysidro Boulevard and Railroad Court at around 4:11 PM.

When the SDFD crews arrived, no one was stuck, but at least seven people needed medical attention. After about an hour, medics said someone had died.

According to the SDFD, three of the six survivors were transferred to a local hospital. Crews were looking downstream to see if anyone else was stuck.


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