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Men drive car into Lake Havasu while making bet; officials remove disabled car from water

Posted: 12:00 PM, May 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-08 21:34:38Z

Authorities say two people who made a bet now know how far their car can go into the water and still drive at a Lake Havasu beach in western Arizona

The answer is -- not very far.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says the water disabled the vehicle as it entered the water Saturday, causing it to become stuck while it was approximately halfway submerged.

During the investigation, it was learned that one of the occupants of the vehicle had an active misdemeanor arrest warrant. He was taken into custody and booked into jail at the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility. 

Sheriff's spokeswoman Anita Mortensen says sheriff's personnel arranged for the vehicle to be towed from the lake.