Melbourne Woman killed in crash on U.S. 1 identified


PALM BAY, Fla. – A Melbourne woman died in a crash in Palm Bay Wednesday, according to police.

Palm Bay officers said the crash between a motorcycle and a car happened at 3:53 p.m. on U.S. 1.

Shelley Barnes, 51, was driving her motorcycle south on U.S. 1 near University Boulevard when a vehicle pulled onto U.S. 1 from Spence Drive, violating the her right of way, according to Palm Bay police.

Barnes was transported to Holmes regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead, Palm Bay public information officer Karyn Barber said.

The driver of the vehicle was found at fault and was ticketed, police said.