WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (WFLA) — One person died early Saturday morning in a boat crash on Lake Eloise in Winter Haven, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office said a 51-year-old man crashed sometime around 12:30 a.m. But deputies got a call about the incident at around 6:50 a.m. reporting that there was a disabled boat that ran into a cypress tree.
The crash only killed one person who was found in the water after crashing into the tree on the north shore of the lake.
However, deputies searched the lake in case there was more than one person on board. They have ruled out the possibility of there being any other vicitms.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit is investigating the crash.