High-speed crash leaves 2 people dead in Saturday morning crash, troopers say

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

The crash happened on southbound I-95 near the St. Johns Heritage Parkway at 2:20 a.m.


According to troopers, a Dodge Hellcat was traveling south above the posted speed limit and slammed into the back of a Dodge Ram pickup, causing the truck to leave the highway and overturn.

The Hellcat overturned multiple times, ejecting the male driver, troopers said.

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The 33-year-old driver of the Hellcat and a 25-year-old female passenger of the pickup were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, a 25-year-old male, and two other occupants were transported to the hospital with what were considered to be minor injuries.

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The driver of the Hellcat was not wearing his seat belt, according to troopers.

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