Cocoa, FL (December 28, 2018) - A man was killed in a tragic incident while mowing his grass in Cocoa on Friday, December 28th. According to the Cocoa Police, the incident happened around 10:25 am in the 2300 block of Michigan Avenue.
That is when police say that the man was mowing his yard and briefly stepped into the roadway. It was then that he was apparently struck by a Toyota Corolla traveling eastbound on Michigan. The driver of the Corolla has been identified as 18-year-old Maekaela Sardeira. Nearby witnesses called 911 and attempted to assist the man. Unfortunately, he was transported to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead. He has not been identified at this time.
The crash remains under investigation as a traffic homicide.
We wish to extend our deepest condolences to the man killed in this horrific incident. This crash is a reminder that car accidents can take place anywhere and in a variety of ways. Accidents happen every day at unexpected times and we must all remember to remain vigilant when behind the wheel or when we are in an area where vehicles travel, including neighborhoods.
When you have been affected by an injury accident, your world can be instantly turned upside down. If you or a loved one have been injured due to someone else's negligence, you have important legal rights that must be protected. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys are here to assist you and to obtain the compensation you need to help with your healing and recovery.
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