From the Florida Highway Patrol

Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle collision in Brevard County this morning that resulted in the death of a driver.

According to the FHP report, at approximately 8:40 am a sedan driven by a 32-year-old Palm Bay woman was traveling eastbound on Eldron Boulevard near the intersection of Babcock Street. At the same time, a heavy truck hauling trash, driven by a 48-year-old Fellsmere man, was traveling southbound on Babcock Street.

The sedan driver went through the stop sign at the intersection and into the direct path of the truck, which struck the left side of the vehicle.

The sedan driver was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

The FHP did not release the names of the drivers.

This is an update of a breaking news story and will be updated again if more details are learned.


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