Authorities say an 81-year-old man has drowned after crashing into a neighborhood pond in eastern Missouri and trying to get his groceries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 81-year-old Bryan Taylor was killed Saturday afternoon in Sullivan.

KSDK-TV reports that Washington County Sheriff Zach Jacobsen says he thinks Taylor tried to drive out of the pond but failed. Jacobsen says it appears Taylor drowned after trying to get his groceries out of the back of the vehicle.

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