MONTGOMERY COUNTY – An unidentified man was found dead after his car plunged into the Schuylkill Canal in Upper Providence Township early yesterday morning.

Police were called to Port Providence Road along the water to investigate a one-car accident around 4:45 a.m. The vehicle, in which the driver was the only occupant, had struck a utility pole before going into the water, where it was found overturned with the driver’s body inside.