UPDATE: Woman Injured In Viera Golf Cart Accident Dies

By  //  October 5, 2014


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FHP-TRAFFIC-FATALITY-180BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA — A woman who was struck by a car while riding a golf cart in Viera has passed away.

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According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman is Deborah Pearse, 52 of Rockledge. On Sept. 30, Pearse was involved in an accident involving a golf cart vs. a 2008 Nissan Sedan driven Joan Neff , 68, of Melbourne. The collision occurred at the intersection of Irongate Drive and Murrell Road

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. According to  FHP public information officer Kim Montes, the woman driving the golf cart was crossing Murrell Road in the southbound lane when she was struck by Neff.

A preliminary investigation shows the golf cart was at fault.