Edgewater man, 22, ejected, killed in crash with sign, tree near Mims

Florida troopers say wreck happened near US-1

Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT)

MIMS, Fla. – A 22-year-old Edgewater man was killed late Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in Brevard County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash happened around 11 p.m. on West Jay Jay Road near Hallum Avenue, west of U.S. Highway 1 in the Mims area.

The FHP said the man was driving a 2004 Ford Expedition west on Jay Jay Road and made an abrupt left turn into a gravel parking lot.

The driver lost control of the SUV and struck a sign before the vehicle overturned and crashed into a tree, ejecting the man, the FHP said.

The driver was taken to Parrish Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, troopers said.

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