LEESBURG, Fla. – Two men were killed after their car crashed into a retention pond in Leesburg Wednesday morning, according the police department.
Investigators said the incident occurred around 4:04 a.m. near the intersection of U.S. 27 and U.S. 441.
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A 2018 Hyundai was traveling north on U.S. 27 when the vehicle’s driver, 22-year-old Tristan Pope, of Idaho, lost control, left the road and entered the retention pond, according to police.
Officers said Pope and the 28-year-old passenger, Cody Giovanetti, also from Idaho, died at the scene.
This crash is still under investigation.