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Woman Tragically Dies After Three-Vehicle Wreck on S.R. 520 in Cocoa, Florida


December 18, 2019

COCOA, FL. – According to an online news article from spacecoastdaily.com, a woman tragically died following a three-vehicle wreck that happened on State Road 520 in Cocoa, Florida. At least one other person was injured in the accident, according to the news story, and investigators are still working to determine the cause of the crash.*

The accident happened during the early afternoon at the intersection of State Road 520 and Brevard Avenue. The Cocoa Police Department and Space Coast Daily report that at approximately noon, three vehicles were somehow involved in an accident at the crossing of these two roadways. The report describes the vehicles as a Chevrolet sedan of unknown model, a Honda CR-V, and a Nissan Titan. 

It is not clear how the vehicles came to collide or what circumstances led to the accident. At the time the article from Space Coast Daily was published online, police officers were reportedly still in the process of interviewing witnesses and reviewing potential video footage of the crash to determine how it occurred and which driver might have been at fault. 

Space Coast Daily reports that a person inside one of the vehicles tragically died after the crash. The report states that she was an 86-year-old woman. Her city of residence was not listed in the news article. It is unclear if she was a driver or passenger, and the report did not say which vehicle she had been in when the accident happened. 

At least one other person was injured in the accident, according to Space Coast Daily, and this person was treated at a nearby hospital. No identifying information about this person was reported. He or she has reportedly since been released. 

The accident caused the eastbound lanes of State Road 520 to close down for several hours.  

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Sources:https://spacecoastdaily.com/2019/12/update-cocoa-police-traffic-officers-continue-to-investigate-three-car-fatal-crash/


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