62-Year-Old Merritt Island Man Struck and Killed in Traffic Crash On U.S. Highway 1 in Sharpes
By Space Coast Daily // December 16, 2019
Incident happened Sunday Evening about 6:45 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY • SHARPES, FLORIDA – A 62-year-old Merritt Island man was struck and killed in a traffic incident at U.S. Highway 1 and Williams Point Boulevard Sunday Evening about 6:45 p.m.
The victim has not yet been identified pending notification of next-of-kin.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Don Whidden, 66, of Cocoa was traveling southbound on U.S. 1 in a 2000 Ford pickup truck and struck the victim who was crossing U.S. 1 or standing in the roadway.
The victim was transported to Rockledge Regional Medical Center where he later died.
Florida Highway Patrol officials said the crash remains under investigation.
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