Published: Jun 17, 2013 6:08 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The driver who was pulled from a Cape Coral canal on Friday has been identified as 32-year-old Michael Bobbitt.

Police said Bobbitt drove into a canal at NW 9th Avenue and Diplomat Pkwy. An officer dove into the water to rescue him.

According to the police report, the officer found Bobbitt still sitting in the car looking straight ahead. He eventually got Bobbitt out of the car by pulling his T-shirt.