Motorcyclist killed in crash ID’d as Titusville man

Police identify victim as Brandon Tyrell Hightower

Deadly crash at the intersection of Rockpit Road and South Street in Titusville
Deadly crash at the intersection of Rockpit Road and South Street in Titusville (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – A 29-year-old Titusville man was killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, according to police.

The fatal wreck happened around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Rock Pit Road and South Street.

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Titusville police on Monday identified the motorcyclist killed in the crash as Brandon Tyrell Hightower.

Police said Hightower was riding a 2008 Honda west on South Street when he was struck by a 2018 Nissan Versa driven by Asia Mariah Mayoros, 25, of Titusville, who failed to yield at a stop sign.

Hightower was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Mayoros and her juvenile passenger were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

An investigation is ongoing.


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