Brevard County man killed in wrong-way crash

Fatal crash happened on SR-23 in Duval County

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DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. – A Brevard County man was killed Monday evening in a wrong-way crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The fatal crash happened around 7:10 p.m. on State Road 23 in Duval County.

According to an FHP crash report, the 43-year-old Rockledge man was driving north in the southbound lanes when he struck the front of a pickup truck that was traveling south.

The pickup rotated and hit the front of an SUV that was driving behind him, according to troopers.

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The Rockledge man died in the crash.

The driver of the pickup, a 30-year-old Jacksonville man, was critically injured and the SUV’s driver, a 45-year-old Orange Park woman, was seriously injured, troopers said.

No other details have been released.

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