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Homeowners find man dead in canal behind house

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FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A 40-year-old man from Palm Coast has died after he drove down a grassy embankment and into a canal, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Investigators said the man’s vehicle was traveling west on Casper Drive in Flagler County around 10:30 p.m. Thursday. According to the report, as the vehicle approached the intersection with Club House Drive, it continued down a grassy embankment and into a canal.

The crash was not discovered until the homeowners saw the partially submerged vehicle at 11:20 p.m., according to FHP.

News4Jax requested the full crash report.


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