79-Year-Old Titusville Woman Dies in Multi-Vehicle Traffic Crash On Cheney Highway
By Space Coast Daily // May 26, 2022
Erika Bostwick, 79, of Titusville Killed in crash
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – A Titusville 79-year-old woman was killed and two men were injured in a multi-vehicle traffic crash at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday near the 3000 block of Cheney Highway.
According to Titusville police spokesperson Amy Matthews, the preliminary investigation revealed a grey 2014 Hyundai Tucson driven by Franklyn Brookins, 87, of Cocoa failed to yield to oncoming traffic as he was making a turn from the westbound lane on Cheney Highway into the north entrance of Walmart, and was stuck on the passenger side by Erika Bostwick, 79, of Titusville, driving a silver 2009 Nissan Sentra eastbound on Cheney Highway.
Subsequently, Franklyn’s vehicle also collided with a 2013 black Dodge Challenger, driven by Paul Wilson, 62, of Titusville, which was at the stop sign exiting Walmart on Cheney Highway.
Bostwick was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 11:34 a.m.
Franklyn and Wilson were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
This traffic crash remains under investigation by the Titusville Police Department and further details will be released upon its conclusion.