99-year-old falls into pool, drowns

Clearwater, Florida -- A 99-year-old man died Tuesday after falling into the pool at his home.

Clearwater Police say Eugene Palard, who lived on Venetian Point Drive, was taken to Mease Hospital Dunedin after the 2:36 p.m. incident. He apparently fell from a chair into the pool.

Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to the scene, but were unable to save him. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.


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