TITUSVILLE, Florida -- 87-year-old Pearle E. Brown of Orlando, Florida was driving a 2002 Ford 4-Door eastbound on NASA Parkway (State Road 405) near Space Commerce Way around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday.
The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that, for an unknown reason, the Ford drifted across the median and into the westbound lane. The Ford then left the roadway and traveled into the Indian River Lagoon. A good samaritan went into the water and rescued the woman from the completely submerged vehicle. However, she was prounonced deceased at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.