Pedestrian struck, killed in Brevard County crash, troopers say

Crash happened on N. Courtenay Parkway and Queensland Avenue

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A 36-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed early Friday in Brevard County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened on N. Courtenay Parkway and Queensland Avenue in Merritt Island just after 6 a.m.

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According to FHP, a 2018 Chevy Sonic and 2017 Jeep Limited were traveling south on N. Courtenay Parkway approaching Queensland Avenue in the inside lane. At the same time, a Cocoa woman was walking east, crossing the same road in an area outside of a crosswalk, a crash report shows.

The 43-year-old man driving the sedan struck the woman, causing her to fall into the road in front of the 36-year-old Cocoa woman driving the jeep, troopers said.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and the two drivers were uninjured, troopers said.

As of 7:15 a.m., the crash is impacting traffic in the southbound lanes of N. Courtenay Parkway, according to FHP.

The crash remains under investigation.

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