Clewiston man, 76, dead after car goes into Hendry County canal

One person died in a crash Monday evening on Georgia Avenue, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Clifton Brown, 76, of Clewiston, was believed to have suffered a medical event around 5:15 p.m. while driving Lincoln Towncar, according to the FHP. The Lincoln went off the road and into a canal on Georgia Avenue.

Brown was later pronounced dead at Hendry Regional Convenient Care Center, according to State troopers.

It’s unclear if he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.