The driver of a truck that reportedly slid into Saddle Creek Lake Wednesday afternoon is dead, according to Bay News 9.
Charles Custer, 85, was identified as the driver of the truck Wednesday night, Bay News 9 reported.
Polk County Sheriff’s deputies who arrived to the scene first were unable to rescue anyone after diving into the water, according to Bay News 9. The sheriff’s office dive team was called out as well.
The incident was seen around 3:45 p.m. near the Fish Hatchery Road side of the lake, Bay News 9 reported.
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The truck’s driver appeared to be an older male, and it was unknown if there was a passenger, according to Bay News 9.