TONTO BASIN, Ariz. (AP) — Rescuers with helicopters, drones, boats and dogs are searching for a 6-year-old girl missing since a truck she was in was swept away while attempting to cross an Arizona creek swollen by runoff.
The search resumed Sunday after a 5-year-old boy and a 5-five-year-old girl were found dead near Tonto Basin, about 50 miles (81 kilometers) northeast of Phoenix.
Nine members of a family gathered for the Thanksgiving holiday were in a military-style truck when they tried to cross the fast-moving creek Friday. Authorities said two adults and four children were rescued safely by a helicopter that night.
Authorities say the children found dead Saturday were the son and the niece of the adults.