• Elderly man dies after crashing RV

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    FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say an elderly man died after crashing his recreational vehicle in a Florida neighborhood.

    The Northwest Florida Daily News reports that the crash occurred Tuesday morning in Fort Walton Beach.

    Police say officers found 81-year-old Lawrence Bentley in the large vehicle. Witnesses say the RV clipped an SUV that had been parked in a driveway before slamming into a power pole.

    Police say Bentley was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    No other injuries were reported. The cause of the crash was being investigated.

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    Information from: Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), http://www.nwfdailynews.com

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