A Toyota 4Runner sits in Gold Creek on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, after it went through a fence and over the cement embankment. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Toyota 4Runner sits in Gold Creek on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, after it went through a fence and over the cement embankment. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Car stuck in Gold Creek by Cope Park

SUV comes to a stop in Gold Creek

A vehicle ended up in the Gold Creek canal leading downhill from Cope Park Thursday.

The vehicle, a white Toyota SUV, went through a between the small parking lot at the south end of the park and rolled into the canal before coming to rest pointed downhill.

A Toyota 4Runner sits in Gold Creek on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, after it went through a fence and over the cement embankment. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A Toyota 4Runner sits in Gold Creek on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, after it went through a fence and over the cement embankment. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

The driver is currently working on a plan to get the car out of the canal, said a representative from Capital Towing, but hadn’t managed to do so yet by Friday afternoon. The representative said that Juneau Police Department personnel had said the car’s brakes had failed.

JPD could did not return a call seeking comment.


• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 523-2271 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.


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