Driver crashes into Chanhassen pond, 71-year-old man killed

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 71-year-old man died Monday when the car he was driving collided with another car then rolled into a pond and submerged in the water. 

MSP says the 71-year-old was driving a Dodge Caravan Minivan westbound on Highway 212 in Chanhassen when it went through a red light at County Road 101. There he collided with a 52-year-old woman driving a Honda CRV. 

Chanhassen crash

A 71-year-old died following a crash in Chanhassen.  (FOX 9)

After the collision, the minivan rolled into a nearby pond and went under the water.

Helicopter video from the scene shows crews working to try and get the driver and the minivan from the water. 

The 71-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.