• Brevard deputy killed in crash with semi on I-95, officials say

    By: WFTV Web Staff

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    TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A Brevard County deputy was killed early Saturday during a crash involving a semitruck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

    Troopers said the crash occurred on I-95 southbound near mile marker 217 in Titusville, just north of State Road 50, at around 5:10 a.m.

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    Field Training Officer Kevin Stanton was driving his marked patrol car when a semitruck hit and killed the deputy, Sheriff Wayne Ivey said. 

    Source: Brevard County Sheriff's Office

    Troopers said a tire blew out on the semitruck, causing the driver to lose control and crash into the patrol car. 

    The crash closed all southbound lanes of I-95 for several hours.

    Stanton had been with the Sheriff's Office for more than 10 years, Ivey said. 

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    The truck driver was not injured in the crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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