Volusia Deputies Team Up Rescue Elderly Woman From DeLand Retention Pond

Deland, Fl.(Florida News Network)-On Saturday night in the DeLand area, deputies responded to reports of a car driven into a retention pond. The first deputy on scene, Nicholas Maletto, headed into the water and was soon joined by Deputy Patrick O' Melia. Together, the deputies pulled the 73-year-old driver out of the sinking vehicle and brought her to shore. She's OK, and Deputy O' Melia even grabbed her purse on the way out. Watch the rescue video below.

Video credit: Volusia County Sheriff's Office