Brevard County, FL (February 16, 2021) - A woman is dead following a pedestrian crash in Brevard County. The accident took place on Monday, February 15th around 6:20 a.m.
According to a report, the 41-year-old victim was walking in the road on John Rhodes Boulevard when she was hit by a vehicle. The woman, who has not been identified, was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver, a 59-year-old Melbourne woman, was not hurt in the crash. The driver has also not been identified at this time. Troopers are continuing to investigate the accident. There is no word on whether any charges are expected.
No further information is available at this time.
Florida pedestrian accidents take place multiple times per day. According to statistics, there are about two fatal pedestrian accidents each day across our state. Pedestrian crashes are likely to be more serious in nature than other types of accidents as pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to being seriously hurt or killed when they are involved in a crash.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this pedestrian accident in Brevard County.
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