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14-72 Clearwater Fire, Police Respond To Report Of Drowning

8/12/2014 5:38:02 PM

Contact: Rob Shaw

Aug. 12, 2014

14-72

Clearwater Police, Fire Respond To Drowning Report

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

Eugene Palard of 1852 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.

The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital.