UPDATE: Fatal Crash Shuts Down U.S. 1 in Early Morning Crash on U.S. 1 at Shell Pit Road in Grant

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fatal crash happened at U.S. 1 and Shell Pit Road in Grant and involved two vehicles

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene of a fatal crash that occurred in Brevard County at 5:55 a.m. According to Florida Highway Patrol Public Affairs Officer Lt. Kim Montes, the crash happened on U.S. 1 and Shell Pit Road in Grant and involved two vehicles.

UPDATE: The person killed Monday morning along US 1 in Grant has been identified as 63-year-old James Staggs from Grant.

BREVARD COUNTY • GRANT-VALKARIA, FLORIDA – Florida Highway Patrol Troopers responded to the scene of a fatal crash that occurred in Brevard County at 5:55 a.m.

According to Florida Highway Patrol Public Affairs Officer Lt. Kim Montes, the crash happened at U.S. 1 and Shell Pit Road in Grant and involved two vehicles.

 Staggs later died at the hospital.

The southbound lanes of U.S. 1 were shut down for a period of time.

The driver of the other vehicle has been identified as 54-year-old Joseph Petticrew from Palm Bay. Petticrew suffered minor injuries from crash.

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