SUISUN CITY — One person died Saturday after driving a vehicle down the city’s boat ramp and into the harbor.
The incident happened shortly before 9:30 p.m.
People at the scene told authorities that the vehicle drove straight down the boat ramp at a high rate of speed and into the water, the Fire Department reports.
Chief Justin Vincent, a certified rescue swimmer, arrived there in less than three minutes and entered the water to attempt a rescue. Suisun City police officer Cody Marler also entered the water to assist Vincent. Additional fire personnel soon arrived at the scene, to include a Fire Department rescue boat.
Dispatchers then received a call reporting a sinking vessel about a quarter-mile from the boat ramp, with one person on board. Division Chief Greg Renucci joined Vincent in the water to relieve Marler.
The rescue boat was launched to attempt a rescue at the