Vero Beach, FL – A crash occurring Monday afternoon at around 4:21 p.m. at the intersection of Southwest 27th Avenue and Southwest 13th Street leaves a 16-year old boy dead in Indian River County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The 16-year old was identified as Kyle Robert Nevins. He was traveling northbound on County 607 nearing Southwest 13th Street in a 1998 Honda Civic, while a 2015 Chevy Equinox was on that same path.
The Equinox was in front of Nevins’s vehicle.
A 2000 Toyota Avalon was driving on County Road 607 Southbound nearing Southwest 13th Street at the same time. Traffic had the Equinox slowing down.
Nevins did not slow down.
He swerved to the left to avoid hitting the Equinox but rear-ended it on its rear left side with his right front side and ended up in the southbound lane and crashing into the front left of the Toyota.
The impact caused Nevins car to overturn.
Nevins died at the site of the crash.
No other injuries were reported and the crash remains under investigation.