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Woman hurt, dog dies after she runs car off boat ramp in southeast Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A woman is in critical condition after she drove her car off a boat ramp in southeast Harris County, officials said.

Constables got a call around 9:45 p.m. Thursday about a car in the water at the Clear Lake Boat Ramp. When they arrived they found the 68-year-old woman and a dog inside the vehicle.

The woman was pulled out and taken to St. Johns Hospital.

The dog did not survive, deputies said.

according to constables, the car did not go very far into the water.

Investigators don't yet know how or why the woman drove off the ramp.