• 2 killed in Brevard County crash

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    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.

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