One Dead, Three Hospitalized When Car Goes Into Lake

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--A car went into a lake near an apartment complex on Columbus's southeast side Saturday afternoon, killing one person and sending three others to the hospital.

Police say the incident happened along Shore Boulevard, near Kingsland Avenue, around Noon, when the car went into the lake as it was being parked.

Columbus Fire units responded, and neighbors also helped to pull the victims from the vehicle.

55-year-old Dereje Kime, a passenger in the vehicle, died after being taken to Mt. Carmel East Hospital. An 11-year-old boy was also taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A 9-year-old boy and a 7-year-old boy were taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital, and listed in stable condition.

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