1 Killed and 3 Injured in Brevard County Car Crash at Aurora Road and Turtle Mound Road
Melbourne, Florida (February 16, 2018) – A 34-year-old man killed in a 3-vehicle collision Wednesday afternoon in Melbourne has been identified, a local news source reported.
Authorities identified the deceased as Ricardo Guadalupe, of Melbourne. David Katz, 80, and Harley Watkins, 72, both from Melbourne, were hospitalized after the crash.
The driver of the vehicle in which Guadalupe was a passenger, identified as Christopher Vasquez, 40, was also hospitalized in critical condition.
The crash happened at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 14.
The scene of the crash was at the intersection of Aurora Road and Turtle Mound Road.
As per the article, the Florida Highway Patrol reported that Vasquez was traveling westbound on Aurora Road at a high rate of speed when he ran a stop sign. In so doing, Vasquez struck a vehicle driven by Watkins. The impact caused Vasquez’s car to deflect and hit another vehicle driven by Katz.
Guadalupe was pronounced dead at the scene, and Vasquez was transported to Holmes Regional in critical condition.
Watkins and Katz sustained minor injuries and were also taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center.
The crash remains under an active investigation.
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