Man killed in crash with big rig on I-95 in Brevard

FHP says Neil Shafranski died in wreck


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A 39-year-old Vero Beach man was killed early Sunday in a crash with a big rig on Interstate 95 in Brevard County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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The FHP said Neil Shafranski died in the crash, which was reported at 12:37 a.m. on I-95 south near the Pineda Causeway. 

Troopers said Shafranski was driving a 2014 Volkswagen Jetta southbound when he rear-ended a tractor-trailer for an unknown reason. 

Shafranski was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

The big rig driver was not hurt.

It's not been determined if alcohol played a role in the crash, the FHP said.

All southbound lanes were closed, but they reopened about three hours later.