Female Pedestrian Killed Overnight After Collision With Truck In South Brevard
By Space Coast Daily // July 7, 2017
Victim Identified As 57-year-old Maritza Morales
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash involving truck and a pedestrian early Friday morning near Palm Bay Rd. and Hollywood Blvd.
The result of the crash killed the female pedestrian identified as 57-year-old Maritza Morales from Palm Bay.
According to Kim Montes of the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the Ford truck was traveling westbound on Palm Bay Rd. at around 4:40 a.m. when Morales attempted to cross Palm Bay Rd. and stepped into the the direct path of the truck.
Morales was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the truck is identified as 48-year-old Robert Pilieci from Palm Bay. FHP says the driver did not suffer any injuries and alcohol was not a factor for Mr. Pilieci.
The crash is still being investigated by Florida Highway Patrol.
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