Update: Woman’s Body Found By Roadside In Cocoa Beach
By Space Coast Daily // November 28, 2012
FHP Investigating Death
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Investigators are trying to find out who struck and killed a Cocoa Beach woman early Wednesday morning as she walked along Highway A1A.
Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Montes said troopers are investigating what they believe is a fatal hit-and-run crash.
Montes said that Tedah Branch of Cocoa Beach, 34, was found lying on the side of northbound Highway A1A, near 33rd Street at about 7 a.m. Wednesday by passing motorists.
“Troopers continue to investigate to determine what time she may have been struck,” Montes said.
Estimates by troopers say the crash took place sometime between 2 and 5 a.m.
Apparently an unknown vehicle traveling north on Highway A1A and then left the roadway and struck the woman who was walking on the grass shoulder.
The vehicle, which may be a 2011 Dodge Caravan, fled the scene following the crash.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call FHP at 1-407-737-2213.