Brevard County, FL (February 20, 2021) - A man from New York died when a car in which he was riding lost control and struck a guardrail in Brevard County. The crash happened on Friday afternoon, February 19th at about 2:50 p.m.
According to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol, a 25-year-old man was driving a sedan on I-95 when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle. The car left the roadway and collided with a guardrail. A 21-year-old man and a 27-year-old man from New York were in the vehicle as passengers at the time of the collision. The 27-year-old man was rushed to a hospital where he died from his injuries. The 21-year-old man sustained serious injuries while the driver suffered only minor injuries.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time. There is no word on potential charges and no one involved has been identified.
A car accident in Florida takes place about once every 90 seconds and fatal accidents are reported on our roadways about once every three hours. There is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a loved one due to a car accident on Florida's roadways. This is especially true when your family member is killed due to the negligence of another motorist.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this fatal Brevard County car accident. We hope that the injured victims are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
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