Man killed, woman injured in wrong-way crash in Brevard


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - An Orlando man was killed and a Cocoa woman sustained serious injuries in a wrong-way crash on State Road 50 in Brevard County Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said Howard Harrigan, 31, was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes near Hacienda Drive around 9:30 p.m.

He crashed his Chevy head-on into Michelle Stanziano’s Mitsubishi, according to reports.

Stanziano was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries and Harrigan was killed, troopers said.

A third driver sideswiped Harrigan, but was not injured.

State troopers are still working to figure out why Harrigan was driving against traffic.

The crash remains under investigation.