Brevard County, FL (September 6, 2020) - A 25-year-old man was killed while crossing I-95 in Brevard County on Friday, September 4th. The crash took place just before 11:00 p.m. near mile marker 190.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man had been involved in a previous accident on I-95. As he exited his vehicle, he attempted to cross the northbound lanes of the highway when he was struck by another vehicle. Rescue workers arrived at the scene and pronounced the man dead. His identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on whether any other injuries were sustained.
Troopers are still investigating the accident at this time. No further details are available.
Pedestrian accidents in Florida take place each day, multiple times per day. According to statistics, two people are killed on average every day in pedestrian accidents across our state. A Florida pedestrian accident can be a truly life-changing event for victims and their families. Even those who survive these crashes are often left with serious and debilitating injuries that may be permanent.
We extend our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this tragic pedestrian crash in Brevard County.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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