CLEWISTON, FL. -- A Hendry county Florida deputy crashed his patrol car early Saturday morning after entering an area of standing water on a rural county road.
Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Cruz, 45, driving a marked 2007 Ford Crown Victoria patrol car was traveling westbound on County Road 835 during a heavy rain about 12:10 a.m. Saturday morning when the vehicle entered a large area of standing water on the roadway.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the patrol car entered the south muddy shoulder on the roadway then overturned one full rotation. Cruz' vehicle came to finally rest upright, facing northwest.
Cruz suffered no injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.