TITUSVILLE, Fla. – A 79-year-old Titusville woman was killed and two men were injured Wednesday in a multivehicle crash, police said.
Titusville police said Erika Bostwick died in the crash, which happened around 11 a.m. on Cheney Highway.
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According to police, a preliminary investigation revealed a gray 2014 Hyundai Tucson driven by Franklyn Brookins, 87, of Cocoa, failed to yield to oncoming traffic as he was making a turn from the westbound lane on Cheney Highway into the north entrance of Walmart. The Tucson was struck on the passenger side by Bostwick, who was driving a silver 2009 Nissan Sentra east on Cheney Highway, police said.
Brookins’ vehicle also collided with a 2013 black Dodge Challenger, driven by Paul Wilson, 62, of Titusville, which was at the stop sign exiting Walmart, officials said.
Bostwick was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.
Brookins and Wilson were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
An investigation is ongoing.
Woman Dies in Multi-Vehicle Traffic Crash.https://t.co/OaIY9aiDHG pic.twitter.com/4a7nRiKKES— Titusville Police FL (@TitusvillePD) May 26, 2022