Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Brevard County

PALM BAY, Florida -- According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 19-year-old Brevard County man has died as a result of injuries he sustained in a vehicle crash that occurred just before 10:30 p.m. on Friday.


Douglas J. Peters of Palm Bay was riding a 2013 Kawasaki motorcycle southbound in the left lane on I-95 near mile marker 174.  Meanwhile, Ramiro E. Alverez Acosta was driving a 2010 Toyota Camry southbound ahead of the motorcycle in the same lane.


FHP says that motorcycle was traveling at an extremely high rate of speed.  For reasons unknown to investigators, Peters failed to avoid the Camry and the front of the motorcycle struck the rear of the Camry.