Brevard County

Brevard County man dies in crash after suffering medical issue, troopers say

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened early Saturday morning in Brevard County.

Troopers said the crash occurred at 5:23 a.m. near the intersection of Hog Valley Road and Bluebill Drive in Mims.


According to troopers, the driver of a car traveling northbound on Hog Valley Road suffered a medical issue and left the roadway.

The car came to rest against some bushes on the side of the road.

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The 78-year-old male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger was not injured in the crash.

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This is an ongoing investigation.

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