Heavy Rain Contributes To Fatal Accident On I-95

By  //  June 26, 2013

CRASH ON I-95 north of Micco

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Rosemary Murphy, 78, of Vero Beach was killed when the van she was riding in veered off I-95 and crashed into a tree during a heavy rainstorm this afternoon at 12:20 p.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP-180-2The 2001 Chevy van, driven by William Murphy, 73, was traveling southbound on I-95 north of Micco when he lost control and traveled on to the west shoulder during the rainstorm.

Rosemary Murphy died at the scene and William Murphy was taken to an area hospital, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Both of the van’s occupants were wearing seat belts and the crash remains under investigation.