Driver Dies In I-95 Crash Near Cocoa

By  //  July 27, 2012

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Cause Of Crash Unknown

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – An Indialantic man died Friday afternoon when his car left the interstate near Cocoa and slammed into a metal sign pole.

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Wanda Diaz said a 65-year-old man was headed north on Interstate 95 about 12:53 p.m. Friday when his 2001 Subaru Legacy suddenly left the roadway while approaching State Road 520 and careened onto the east shoulder.

The vehicle then continued north on the shoulder and struck a large metal sign pole, killing the driver.

Diaz said it is unknown what made the vehicle leave the interstate in the3 first place.

The accident resulted traffic jam several miles long on northbound I-95 while Brevard County Fire Rescue crews extracted the driver from the wreck.

The driver’s name has not been released pending notification of next-of-kin.