by Kurt Hildebrand

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March 9, 2012
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Man dead after vehicle rolls into Topaz Lake

The bodies of a man and two dogs were pulled from Topaz Lake about 6:30 p.m. Friday after the man's Jeep rolled out into the water, sinking more than 200 feet from shore.

A witness said he heard the man start the Jeep and then a big splash.

Holbrook resident Richard Pike said he watched as the Jeep rolled deeper and deeper into the water until it started to float.

"At about 20 feet it started to nose down and then we could see the bubbles as it sank the rest of the way," he said.

The incident was reported …

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