1 dead, girl injured when car crashes into Florida lake

Posted at 12:14 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 12:15:01-05

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Police in South Florida say a car plunged into a lake, killing one man and sending a young girl to a hospital with critical injuries.

News outlets report four people were inside the car when it crashed into a lake in Miami Lakes early Tuesday morning. Two men were able to escape without injuries.

Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue pronounced the man dead at the scene.

It wasn't clear what led to the crash. The names of the victims haven't been released.

An investigation continues.