4 family members dead after SUV goes into lake
An entire family, including three young children, died Sunday after their vehicle went into a suburban Phoenix lake, authorities said.
Nazyiah Baxter, 2, was initially hospitalized in extreme critical condition but the boy was pronounced dead later in the day, according to a Tempe police spokesman. Emergency rescuers were called to Tempe Town Lake around 12:15 a.m. after bystanders spotted the family’s SUV enter the lake.
Investigators do not know what caused the crash or what led up to it.