1 dead in crash on US Highway 1 in Cocoa, police say

All northbound lanes were shut down at Hillcrest Drive

COCOA, Fla. – A crash Sunday morning forced the closure of all northbound and some southbound lanes on U.S. Highway 1 at Hillcrest Drive in Cocoa, police said.

On Sunday evening, police said a female died at the hospital due to injuries suffered in the crash. The roadway was fully reopened, police said.

In a Facebook post at 9:41 a.m., Cocoa police said the crash involved critical injuries and that northbound traffic was being diverted from US 1 to Forrest Avenue as traffic homicide investigators documented the scene.

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Note: Due to the information provided, this map depicts the general area of the crash and not necessarily its exact location.

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