UPDATE: Two People Killed in Deadly Crash Monday Night on Eau Gallie Blvd., One Child in Critical Condition
By Space Coast Daily // May 5, 2020
crash happened near 4600 block of Eau Gallie Blvd. around 7 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Police have released the identities of two people who were killed in a deadly crash involving a motorcycle Monday night on Eau Gallie Blvd., including an off-duty Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Deputy.
BCSO Deputy Stephen Goodson, 31, from Melbourne, and Josephna Carrillo, 65, from Melbourne, were among those killed in the crash.
The preliminary investigation has revealed that rescue teams arrived on the scene near the 4600 block of Eau Gallie Blvd. around 7:13 p.m.
Police discovered Goodson on a motorcycle traveling eastbound on Eau Gallie Blvd. from the I-95 exit ramp when a van turned in front of the motorcycle crossing the eastbound lanes on Eau Gallie Blvd.
Investigators say Carrillo was one of multiple passengers inside the van.
One child, who was inside the van, was also taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Melbourne Police are still investigating the crash as a Traffic Homicide Investigation and are seeking any witnesses or video pertaining to the crash.
If you have any information regarding the crash, police are asking people contact the lead investigator at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Deputy Stephen Goodson was a member of BCSO since 2016, where he has proudly served as a Patrol Deputy, Maritime Security Officer and most recently as a Corrections Deputy assigned to BCSO’s Transportation Unit.
Prior to serving as a member of BCSO, Goodson also served in the United States Army.
“Stephen was a very kind soul who will be deeply missed by all who knew him,” said Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
“In addition to the loss of Stephen, several other community families were impacted with a loss and serious injuries as a result of this tragedy. We ask that you keep Stephen’s family, friends, our agency members, and the families of everyone involved in this unfortunate incident in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.”
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