Melbourne Police Conducting Traffic Homicide Investigation in Connection With Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash

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pedestrian was identified as 52-year-old David Wesley Blake

The Melbourne Police Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit is conducting a traffic homicide investigation in connection with a vehicle crash that happened about 3 a.m. on Thursday, November 26 in the area of the 3000 block of North Highway A1A.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne Police Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit is conducting a traffic homicide investigation in connection with a vehicle crash that happened about 3 a.m. on Thursday, November 26 in the area of the 3000 block of North Highway A1A.

According to Melbourne Police Commander Marc Claycomb, upon arrival officers discovered a pedestrian had been laying in one of the northbound travel lanes of North Highway A1A.

The pedestrian was identified as 52-year-old David Wesley Blake.

“The driver of the vehicle struck the pedestrian laying within the travel lane,” said Commander Claycomb.

“It appears the pedestrian died from the injuries sustained – next of kin has been located and notified.”

The vehicle driver was identified as Daniel Scott Wilson, 34, of Melbourne.

The crash is still being investigated, and according to police, it does not appear drugs or alcohol are factors with the driver.

Melbourne police requests if you have any information regarding this investigation, please call Traffic Homicide Investigator Officer Chris Livingston at 321-608-6866.

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