Dump Truck Driver Killed After Incident on Pineda Causeway in Merritt Island
By Space Coast Daily // October 8, 2019
The victim has yet to be identified
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The driver of a dump truck was killed on Monday after the truck sustained a tire tread separation while heading westbound on Pineda Causeway.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the truck, built in 1992, overturned and caught fire around noon on Monday as a result of the separation.
The victim has yet to be identified.
The FHP adds that Pineda Causeway westbound has been shut down as a result of the incident.
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