JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 58-year-old man from Green Cove Springs was killed after crashing into a Clay County retention pond.
On Monday afternoon, Florida Highway Patrol troopers and Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call about a traffic crash at Henley Road and Russell Road.
A yellow car and the body of the driver were found and pulled out of a nearby pond with the help of CCSO's dive team, officials say.
According to a FHP report, the driver was going through the intersection at Russell Road when they struck a curb and hit several traffic signs before going into the water.
The driver has not been identified at this time.
According to officials, the man and the car were reported missing about 24 hours before they were found.
One southbound lane on Henley Road was blocked for several hours while law enforcement investigated and cleared the scene.