Car Enters Hendry Canal West of Clewiston
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Charles William Guffey 53, of Immokalee died in a crash on Hendry County Road 833, one and one-half miles south of State Road 80.
His 2004 Nissan Altima was traveling north on County Road 833. For reasons unknown it traveled off the roadway and onto the east grassy shoulder, and continued to travel north on the shoulder. Guffey, while traveling on the east shoulder over corrected and traveled back onto the roadway.
The vehicle traveled across the roadway and onto the west grassy shoulder and continued to travel north and west on the west shoulder of the roadway.
The front collided with a canal that is located on the west shoulder of County Road 833. After it collided, it entered a water filled
canal, and drifted south. It came to final rest in the water filled canal on the western edge of the ditch facing north. Guffey remained seat belted while the car was submerged.
The use of alcohol is being investigated.