FHP: Palm Bay woman killed, 3 children injured after truck overturns

Crash shut down northbound lanes of I-95 at Pineda Causeway

By Brianna Volz - ClickOrlando.com Staff

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A crash that killed a 34-year-old Palm Bay woman and injured three children closed the northbound lanes on Interstate 95 Friday evening at Pineda Causeway, officials reported.

Lisa Timmerman was driving north on I-95 at 6:15 p.m. when she reportedly lost control of her pickup truck and began traveling toward the center median, troopers said. Timmerman's truck struck the guardrail and overturned, throwing her from the vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said Timmerman was pronounced dead at the scene and her three children, who were in the truck when it flipped, were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Drivers were exiting at Pineda Causeway.

The Wickham Road on-ramp to I-95 northbound was also closed.

The crash remains under investigation, troopers said.

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