Man found dead in Lake County retention pond after crashing golf cart, FHP says

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating after a man died Wednesday in a golf cart crash.

Andras Stefanik, 71, was dead next to his golf cart in a dried-up retention pond behind a Lowe's store near Bowersox Drive and Schwartz Boulevard.

Troopers said he was last seen Monday night and was found about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

It remains unclear what led to the crash and Stefanik's death, troopers said.

The investigation is ongoing and troopers said they are waiting for a medical examiner to determine his cause of death.

No other information was released.

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