Texas officer dies after car plummets into sinkhole

Dora Linda Nishihara, a Bexar County Sheriff Deputy, died after her car fell into a sinkhole Sunday, December 4, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, according to a post on the Bexar County Sheriff's Office Twitter page. Two other people were injured.

A police officer in San Antonio, Texas, has died after her car fell into a sinkhole Sunday night.

Dora Linda Nishihara, a Bexar County Sheriff Deputy, was off-duty at the time of the fatal crash, according to a post on the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Twitter page.

“We suffered a few collapses that widened the sinkhole, and our technical rescue team firefighters were exposed to raw sewage at a fast, flowing rate, as well as very cold water,” Chief Charles Hood of the San Antonio Fire Department told WOAI

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