Rockledge, FL (April 11, 2021) - A 31-year-old woman died following a pedestrian crash on I-95 in Rockledge. The incident took place around 3:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the roadway.
According to a report from the scene, the woman was traveling southbound when she was involved in a car accident. Her car left the roadway and struck multiple trees. Following the crash, the woman exited her vehicle and was walking across the southbound lanes of the highway when she was hit by a Chevrolet Tahoe. The woman, who was not identified, died at the accident scene. The female SUV driver was not injured in the crash and has also not been identified at this time.
The crash remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. There is no further information available at this time.
Florida pedestrian crashes take place multiple times per day. According to current statistics, a fatal pedestrian accident in Florida takes place about twice per day. In addition to this, numerous other individuals are injured in these accidents. Pedestrian accidents tend to result in serious injuries and death far more often than other types of crashes as pedestrians are among the most vulnerable victims as they lack protection from the force and impact of the collision.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the victim's family in the aftermath of this pedestrian crash in Rockledge.
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