The California Highway Patrol is investigating a traffic accident that claimed a life Saturday morning.
The accident was reported at 6:41 AM Saturday on S. La Brucherie Road at W, Wahl Road , south of El Centro. According to initial reports , a vehicle went out of control and went into a concrete canal. The vehicle was upside down in the canal with one person trapped inside and died. Emergency responders had to close La Brucherie Road for a time to remove the vehicle and the victim. The accident remains under investigation.