Woman Killed by Car on State Road 574
Dover, FL (October 3, 2017) – A woman was struck and killed by a car as she was stopped her SUV in the middle of the road to check on it Monday night.
The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the incident took place on State Road 574 on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard around 7:45 p.m. October 2.
The report showed that 25-year-old Jessica Melgoza, of Plant City, stepped out to the roadway west of Bethlehem Road to check her disabled 2004 Nissan Armada.
The woman stood near her SUV without the vehicle’s lights switched on, according to troopers. This caused 75-year-old Sandra E. Coleman, of Plant City, to struck the SUV with her Hyundai XG350.
The impact pushed the SUV into a driveway on the side of the road. The Hyundai stopped on a westbound lane.
First responders declared Melgoza dead at the scene.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim in this accident.
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