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Owensboro Man Dies After Vehicle Plunges Into Retention Pond

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Authorities have released the identity of a man who died after his vehicle flipped into water in Owensboro. 

The OPD identified the victim as 69-year-old Donald R. White of Owensboro.

In a release, police said White’s vehicle ran off the roadway in the 5000 block of Wildcat Way Monday afternoon and became submerged upside down in a retention basin.

Police and firefighters pulled the victim from the submerged vehicle and began life-saving measures, but they say White died at the scene.

Owensboro Police continue to investigate the crash.