Florida Highway Patrol: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Vehicle Tuesday Morning In Merritt Island

By  //  September 20, 2016

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

44-Year-Old Woman Killed

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian fatality which occurred just before 2 a.m. Wednesday morning at the intersection N. Atlantic and Fillmore Avenue in Cape Canaveral.

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Merritt Island.

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Merritt Island near N. Banana River Drive and Stafford Ave.

The victim’s name has not been released yet, but is identified as a 44-year-old woman from Merritt Island.

According to the report by Florida Highway Patrol, a 2016 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 60-year-old Victor Quintero-Ortiz, was traveling southbound on N. Banana River Drive as the woman was walking  northbound on the shoulder of N. Banana River Drive.

The woman attempted to cross the road, which wasn’t a designated crosswalk, and was struck by the vehicle where she succumbed to her injuries, according to Trooper H.E. Dulin.

The victim’s name will be released when the family has been notified.

Alcohol was not a factor in this incident, says FHP.

Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the incident.

Stay Tuned To Space Coast Daily For Updates

[gmarker marker_latitude=”” marker_longitud=”” marker_label=””][/gmarker]

ABOVE MAP: Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Merritt Island near N. Banana River Drive and Stafford Ave.


Click here to contribute your news or announcements Free