Cocoa woman killed in overnight crash


COCOA, Fla. – A 30-year-old Cocoa woman was killed when her SUV crashed overnight, Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports.

Florida Highway Patrol troopers said Amber Hope was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe south on Satellite Boulevard when she lost control near Breckinridge Avenue. The intersection is in a residential area north of State Road 520 in Cocoa. The crash occurred about midnight.

The SUV crossed the oncoming northbound lanes, ran off the shoulder and into the ditch. The SUV flipped and ran into a tree while upside down, FHP said.

Hope died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.