Elderly Man Dies After Crashing RV

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly man died after crashing his recreational vehicle in a Florida neighborhood.

The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that the crash occurred Tuesday morning in Fort Walton Beach.

Police say officers found 81-year-old Lawrence Bentley in the large vehicle. Witnesses say the RV clipped an SUV that had been parked in a driveway before slamming into a power pole.

Police say Bentley was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported. The cause of the crash was being investigated.

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