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Police: 99-year-old Clearwater man falls from chair, drowns in swimming pool

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CLEARWATER, Florida — Authorities say a 99-year-old man fell from a chair into a swimming pool at his home and drowned.

The incident happened in Clearwater on Tuesday afternoon.

Clearwater officials say Eugene Polard was taken to Mease Hospital Dunedin, where he was pronounced dead.

No further details were immediately available.

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