FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — 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.


Information from: Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), http://www.nwfdailynews.com