Man, 22, dies after suffering seizure, driving into pond

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (WFLA) – Deputies with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office and emergency crews rescued three people from a vehicle in a pond at the Wesley Chapel District Park on Monday evening. One person did not survive.

The sheriff’s office says preliminary information indicates the 22-year-old driver of the vehicle had a seizure and drove into the pond.

The driver was trapped and in the water.

Fire-Rescue E-13 jumped into the pond and pulled three victims from the water. Two Pasco deputies jumped into the water to help with the rescue.

The driver was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, where he later died of his injuries.

The two passengers refused to be taken to a hospital.

The park is located at 7727 Boyette Road.

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