UPDATE: Victim Identified In Wednesday’s Deadly Single-Car Crash In Cocoa
By Space Coast Daily // December 1, 2016
66-year-old Gonzalo Mendez
**UPDATE** BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol has identified the victim that died in single-car crash Wednesday morning as 66-year-old Gonzalo Mendez of Cocoa. The victim was transported to Wuesthoff Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
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BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol responded to a single-car crash Wednesday morning at around 10 a.m. in Cocoa near Grissom Pkwy and Camp Rd., according to Sgt. Kim Montes of the Florida Highway Patrol.
A man and woman were transported to the hospital, however the 66-year-old man, later identified as the driver, died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.
The woman and passenger in the vehicle is identified by Florida Highway Patrol as 31-year-old Amber McGreevy from Deland, Florida. She was transported to the hospital with minor injuries and is expected recover.
According to the FHP report, the 2007 GMC pickup truck was speeding south on Grissom Pkwy. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, for an unknown reason, and flipped the truck.
Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the crash.
The man’s identity will be released, once the next of kin is notified.
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ABOVE MAP: Florida Highway Patrolmen responded to a single-car crash Wednesday morning at around 10 a.m. in Cocoa near Grissom Pkwy and Camp Rd.