PESCADERO, Calif. (KRON) — Two people were found dead after a truck drove off a cliff into the Pescadero State Beach waters Friday night, according to California Highway Patrol. Also, a third person may be missing.
The incident happened around 8:39 p.m., officials say. The vehicle, a 2012 Toyota Tacoma, drove west on Pescadero Creek Road. The truck failed to stop at an intersection before it fell from the cliff.
A male believed to be in his 40s and a female juvenile were found in the car, authorities said.
Multiple services responded to the scene including Cal Fire San Mateo, the U.S. Coast Guard, and California State Parks. The car has been removed from the water, officials say.
U.S. Coast Guard members are continuing to search for a third victim, officials stated in a Tweet. CHP is the lead investigator in the case.
Cal Fire officials say witnesses recall the truck nearly running them over before it hit the water. No other information was given.
This is an ongoing investigation. Check back for updates.