1 dead after crashing into traffic signal pole on SR 520, FHP says


MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. – A 36-year-old woman was killed in a Merritt Island crash Thursday morning on State Road 520, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported at SR 520 and Kiwanis Island Park Road just before 4 a.m.

Troopers said Jessica Hebert was driving on westbound SR 520 when she drove over a curb and onto a grass shoulder before crashing into a large traffic signal support pole.

Herbert sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash, according to FHP.

No other vehicles were involved.