Troopers: Palm Bay man, 70, killed in I-95 crash in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A crash shut down a stretch of Interstate 95 Tuesday morning in southern Brevard County.

Troopers said the crash, which happened around 8:25 a.m. near the overpass for North Wickham Road, involved two cars and a tractor-trailer.


The Florida Highway Patrol has confirmed that the driver of one car, a 70-year-old Palm Bay man, died after being rushed to a hospital.

FHP shut down the northbound lanes of I-95 for more than two hours, which caused significant backups.

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Troopers diverted traffic onto the Pineda Causeway during their crash investigation.

As of Tuesday afternoon, troopers remained at the crash site, but all lanes of I-95 were back open.

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Channel 9 will continue to monitor the crash and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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