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Car plunges into California Aqueduct, 2 killed and 1 rescued

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) - A woman and a child were killed, a second child was rescued and a third was missing Friday after a car plunged into the California Aqueduct in the high desert city of Hesperia.

Divers searched unsuccessfully for the missing child in darkness after the Thursday night crash and returned to the canal after sunrise.

The missing child was about 2, said Cindy Bachman, a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

An older child was rescued

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