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Details Emerge In Death Of Mitch McConnell’s Sister-In-Law: REPORT

Angela Chao, the sister-in-law of Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, reportedly called a friend in a panic after accidentally backing her Tesla into a pond.

According to a new report, Chao accidentally put his car in reverse while attempting a three-point turn at a Texas ranch on February 10, sending it into reverse and into a secluded body of water. wall street journal.

The billionaire and former Foremost Group CEO hosted a gathering of several Harvard Business School friends at his private residence, which includes a 10-bedroom guest house, in the Texas Hill Country, the paper said. Rather than walk at 11:30 p.m. due to the cold weather, Chao decided to drive his Tesla for four minutes back to his home base.

McConnell's Tesla Model X SUV quickly sank after McConnell's sister-in-law failed to make a K-turn and backed into a pond, the newspaper reported. Her friends rushed in and helped her escape from her car as it plunged into the water.

Blanco County emergency crews arrived at 12:28 a.m., an hour after Chao's Tesla went into the water and 24 minutes after the incident was reported, the paper said. Several emergency workers got out of their cars due to the rough terrain and tried unsuccessfully to break the car's windows, the newspaper reported. One of the sheriff's deputies stood over the Tesla. (Related: 'It got really dark': CNN panel turns awkward as conservative guest tries to crack a joke)

The Tesla was finally pulled from the pond by two rescue workers at 12:56 a.m., the newspaper reported. However, Ms Chao was unresponsive and paramedics tried to revive her for 43 minutes but were unable to revive her.

According to CNBC, McConnell reacted to his sister-in-law's death on the Senate floor. The Kentucky senator said the incident has created a “particularly difficult time” for the family, adding that “the grieving process involves some introspection.”

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