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FHP: Crash on SR-520 kills 28-year-old man

Crash involving semi-truck kills Merritt Island man

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(SXC)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A crash in Brevard County left a Merritt Island man dead early Saturday morning.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Juan Serrano, 55, of Cleveland, Ohio, was traveling eastbound near River Edge Boulevard in a semi-truck when he was stopped within an active lane closure on SR 520.

Serrano then traveled into the right lane, entering the travel path of a motorcycle 28-year-old Shawn Walker was riding.

Walker's motorcycle struck the right rear corner of the trailer Serrano's truck was towing.

According to FHP, Walker's motorcycle overturned, causing him to be ejected from it.

Walker was taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital, but did not survive his injuries, according to FHP.

The crash is still under investigation.


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