Tyler Young, 14, Struck By Van On Merritt Island
By Space Coast Daily // July 8, 2014
VICTIM TAKEN TO ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Floyd Perkins of Merritt Island, driving a 2000 Chevy van, was traveling southbound on N. Banana River Drive at about 2:10 p.m. today when Tyler Young, 14, was walking southbound on the sidewalk located on the north shoulder.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, Young attempted to cross N. Banana River Drive traveling in a westerly direction (not in a pedestrian cross walk) and into the direct path of Perkins’ van, which struck Young.
Young was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital with serious injuries and this crash remains under investigation, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
STAY TUNED TO SPACECOASTDAILY.COM