Cocoa Beach, FL (April 22, 2021) - The Cocoa Beach Police Department responded to the scene of a crash along State Road A1A on Wednesday, April 21st. The collision was reported around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection with Second Street.
According to officers, 26-year-old David Johnson was driving a motorcycle southbound on SR A1A. At the same time, 59-year-old William Lapierre was driving a van eastbound on Second Street. The two vehicles collided in the intersection. Both Lapierre and Johnson died at the accident scene. Cocoa Beach police are working to determine the cause of the collision. There were no additional injuries reported.
Anyone with information regarding the collision should contact the Cocoa Beach Police. There is no additional information available.
In 2019, there were approximately 3,000 fatal car accidents in Florida. This translates to about one deadly crash every three hours. There is nothing more devastating than to lose someone you love in a Florida car accident, especially if the crash was not their fault. Sadly, hundreds of innocent victims are killed on Florida's roadways each year as a result of negligent drivers.
Our condolences go out to those affected by this fatal car accident in Cocoa Beach.
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