Seine et Marne.  An old priest drowns in Loing, in his car

Seine et Marne. An old priest drowns in Loing, in his car


The car crashed at Loing, near the railway ©Google street view

Gerard Louis, the old priest who had lived for several years in the residence of Roses, which accommodates independent pensioners, died in terrible circumstances on Thursday, September 8, at Moret Loing and Orvanne (Seine et Marne). Around 4.30 pm, a 94-year-old man was in his Renault Clio car when plunge in of Loing, on the Quai du Loing, near the railway line. The place where he used to walk.

Police investigation

Witnesses, who saw the car accelerating before it left the road, jumped into the water to try to save him. For free. Diving firefighters found the body. Despite attempts to resuscitate, the person who was not born did not live. His death found at 5:14 am.

Sickness at the wheel, mechanical problem or bad maneuvering. An investigation has been opened to determine the cause of death and the police are not ruling out any hypothesis.

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