Fla. man dies when tractor overturns into canal

Posted at 1:33 PM, Mar 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-29 13:33:56-04

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A Belle Glade man is dead after his vehicle left the road and overturned into a canal, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The accident  happened at 3 p.m. on the dirt road off of County Road 827/US27 in Belle Glade.

Officials say 55-year-old Wilson Jean Charles of Belle Glade was traveling northbound on the dirt road when his vehicle plunged into a canal. 

Charles was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.