Merritt Island Man Dies After Trying to Remove Debris Fallen Out of Truck on W. King St.
By Space Coast Daily // October 26, 2020
Crash happened around 8:35 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A 39-year-old Merritt Island man has died after a fatal crash Sunday night on W. King St. and Clearlake Rd. in Cocoa.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a truck was traveling eastbound on W. King St. when items fell from the back of the truck. The pedestrian attempted to pickup the items that fell in the street, but was struck by a vehicle during the retrieval.
The man was taken to nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
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