Brevard woman killed when car strikes tree near Christmas

Fatal crash happened on Colonial Drive near St. Nicholas Avenue

CHRISTMAS, Fla. – A 39-year-old Titusville woman was killed early Thursday when her car struck a tree in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 4 a.m. on Colonial Drive east of St. Nicholas Avenue near Christmas.

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The FHP said the woman was driving east on Colonial Drive when her car left the road for an unknown reason and hit a tree.

FHP spokeswoman Lt. Kim Montes said the woman, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.

Eastbound Colonial Drive was partially blocked in the area, but the roadway has since been cleared.


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