Woman fatally struck by cars in front of Brevard fire station, troopers say

Crash occurred on SR-A1A, Moonlight Drive

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A woman died after being struck by two vehicles in front of a Brevard County fire station Wednesday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said they responded to State Road A1A and Moonlight Drive in the southern area of Melbourne Beach shortly after 7 p.m.

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In a release, troopers said the crash involved a 22-year-old Melbourne woman and happened right in front of a fire station.

According to FHP, the woman was arguing with two other people before she walked away into SR-A1A, entering the direct path of an oncoming SUV driving north.

The SUV struck the woman, who was thrown into the southbound lane and run over by another car, troopers said.

The woman was taken to the hospital, where she later died, according to FHP.

Both drivers were uninjured and remained at the scene, the crash report shows.

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