1 killed in crash on Clearlake Road near Cocoa, troopers say

Tow truck, pickup crashed at King Street

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COCOA, Fla. – One person died Friday when a tow truck and a pickup truck crashed in the Cocoa area, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers responded to the scene at 4:20 p.m. on Clearlake Road and King Street for a crash involving a Chevy pickup and Ford Tow Truck.

According to the crash report, the pickup was driving east on State Road 520 (King Street) in the left turn lane and the tow truck was driving west on S.R. 520 approaching Clearlake Road. When the pickup attempted to make a left turn onto Clearlake Road it entered into the path of the tow truck. The tow truck struck the right side of the Chevy pickup.

The 64-year-old driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead on scene. The 28-year-old driver of the tow truck suffered minor injuries.

Troopers have not identified the victim or the vehicle they were driving.

No other information was available at the time of this report.

The crash remains under investigation.

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