2 killed in Brevard County crash


FHP is investigating a fatal auto vs. pedestrian accident in Cocoa.

COCOA, Fla. - Two men were hit and killed by a driver in Cocoa late Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to Brevard County Fire Rescue, the accident occurred around 8:52 p.m. on W. King St. in Cocoa.

Officials said the two men from California were pronounced dead at the scene.

S.R. 520 westbound was closed near I-95 due to the crash, but has since reopened.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating.

"It's hard. It's hard to see two people lose their lives like that. It's been a gruesome scene," said an official.

The driver was hospitalized with minor injuries.

State troopers said the victims, ages 26 and 49, were not in a crosswalk.