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Man dies after driving truck into retention pond, troopers say

Accident still under investigation

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A Kissimmee man died after driving his truck into a retention pond, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The accident happened at Neptune Road in the area of Meadow Springs Court.

Jack Bussard, 82, of Kissimmee was driving a truck was traveling west on Neptune Road. For some unknown reason he traveled onto the north shoulder of the roadway and ran across the sidewalk, down a grassy embankment and into a retention pond, troopers said.

The truck filled with water and became submerged, according the the traffic report.

Bussard was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.