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. 

25 comments:

Anonymous said...

Evolution in action.

Anonymous said...

Agreed - hopefully he didn't reproduce

Anonymous said...

That's someones loved one....how sad! Are we so callous to human life?

Anonymous said...

No, he didn't reproduce, he lived a life of good deeds and was a wonderful friend to my children. The people who shouldn't be allowed to reproduce are those like you who would do nothing better with their lives than spread ignorance. I feel sorry for you, though because you obviously don't have the love of your family and/or friends (if you even have any) that this young man had.
My heart goes out to his family.

R.I.P. Doug, you will be sorely missed.

Anonymous said...

Do not speak of people you do not know. Why would you waste your time commenting on a death and be so ignorant? Accidents happen. So shut your mouth if you have nothing nice to say. I would hope you only say those things out of pure attention and so for that, I have no more words for you.
Doug was a good kid who loved education. His parents were so proud of him and my thoughts are with them. Today is a sad day to those who had the chance to know him.

Anonymous said...

I came upon this last night as I was going home through the shortcut at Fred Lee Park. The cops and EMT's got there as fast as they could. RIP Doug

Anonymous said...

In reply to the 5th comment...

1) "Do not speak of people you do not know."

I'll speak of anyone I like. Who are you to order me otherwise?

2) "Why would you waste your time commenting on a death and be so ignorant?"

What was "ignorant"? Simple observations.

3) "Accidents happen."

Accident? Accident?!? When the carload of kids hit a truck on the Bee-Line a few weeks ago, FHP said they were traveling at a "high rate of speed". This one they described as an "extremely high rate of speed", so I'm guessing he was doin' about 130-140MPH. At that speed (at night) he almost certainly out-ran his headlight. He didn't leave himself enough reaction time to swerve. Fatally poor judgement. Evolution in action.

4) "So shut your mouth if you have nothing nice to say."

I'll speak of the dead anyway I like. Who are you to order me otherwise?

5) "I would hope you only say those things out of pure attention and so for that, I have no more words for you."

Liar! You had 35 more words for me!

6) "Doug was a good kid who loved education. His parents were so proud of him and my thoughts are with them. Today is a sad day to those who had the chance to know him."

Doug ignored the law and recklessly endangered the lives of others so that he could get a thrill. Like the kids on the Bee-Line, had he instead struck another (law-abiding) motorcyclist (or two or three or more) he could well have taken others with him. Proud, huh?

ym♥

Anonymous said...

The level of immaturity you have to be to leave such a comment is beyond me. Dumb kids say dumb things and those comments were a new level of dumb.

Anonymous said...

Wow! Six "oh-so-valid" points written so concise....the cold hard truth is always a very hard pill to swallow.

Anonymous said...

Karma works in a funny way. May karma will get those who diss the dead or don't know when to shut up. You will know when this happens.

someone he left an impression on said...

Ignore the cyber stalkers. We have family and friends shocked, trying to wrap their minds around this and understand why this happened. A young, responsible, educated, driven young man. Doug offered so much, he made an impression on many he met, none of this makes sense. RIP, prayers to all those left behind who knew him.

Anonymous said...

He may have made a dumb choice. But he still was a kid and they do crazy thinfs. Ppl make mistakes and unfortunately he didnt get lucky. He was a good guy. He was nice As well as outgoing.

Anonymous said...

What if someone close to you passed away that way? Is that a form of Evolution in action? Or a tragedy? Stop being so self-obsorbed and think about the trauma and pain that his loved ones are in. He was a great guy from what I know and he was intelligent. How dare any of you say these cruel things. So careless to not think about anything but yourselves. R.I.P. Doug, you were an awesome person.

Anonymous said...

Response for "Evolution in action".

Doug was a fine young man who came from a great family. Unfortunately, I feel, he suffered from what all young people suffer from, the feeling of being immortal. I know I did at that age. And, unfortunately, he learned the hard way that no one is immortal. Our community benefited from him being here on Earth. Your comment would have been apropos if one of our many career criminals had perished.

My heart goes out to his parents and family.

Anonymous said...

This is a news article! If you people want to get together and lie to each other about what a "good" boy he was then go to the obituaries!

I'm celebrating the fact that there is one less threat to innocent lives to deal with. That piece of garbage cared only about himself. Deal with it.

ym♥

carol hill said...

RIP. you will be missed by those who knew and loved you. May God forgive your misgivings.

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Anonymous said...

"If you people want to get together and lie to each other about what a "good" boy he was then go to the obituaries!
I'm celebrating the fact that there is one less threat to innocent lives to deal with. That piece of garbage cared only about himself. Deal with it."

What a sad life you live...strange mixture of negativity and superiority. Pretty extreme to call a 19 year old a "piece of garbage" just because he made an awful decision one night.

Anonymous said...

Let me put this as simply as I can...

This story is entitled "Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Brevard County" and I will be treat it as a news story.

If the story had been entitled "Friends & Family Mourn Motorcyclist's Death" then I would treat it as an obituary.

I forgive you for your misunderstanding.

ym♥

Anonymous said...

You're part of the reason why so many feel that the world is going to hell in a hand-basket. You are young and ignorant and I understand how you feel right now about stupid people, because I now hope you don't reproduce. Or maybe you just made a one time bad decision? Doesn't matter according to you....you're just stupid and shouldn't reproduce.

concerned said...

I find it amazing not one of you have left any comments or prayers for the driver of the camry. Here is a person minding his own business and now is traumatized for life because an in-intelligent kid who had NO business having a license rear ended him! I reel sorry for the friends and family of both parties, but have NO sympathy for the motorcyclist. There is a new trend called stunts, and many people are getting killed and he was part of this trend. I seen this happen on 95 that night. He blew past me ,had to have been going well over 100mph. He was weaving in and out of traffic like he owned the road. I ride a motorcycle as well, but I have respect for myself, the road, my bike, and other people be it drivers or pedestrians!

Anonymous said...

This is sad. To the person leaving all the mean and heartless comments, why do you do this? Are you bitter? Is there up forgiveness in your life? Yes there is. Remember what Matthew 7:1says....

Anonymous said...

Doug was one of the most amazing people I have ever met. His passion for life was so strong. His smile brightened up every room he was in. He was a protector to his friends and family. This accident was tragic. There is a family now without a son, brother, grandson, cousin, nephew etc. There is a beautiful young woman who is without her boyfriend now. I know Doug would not have wished this tragedy on anyone. He loved his family with his whole heart. I know Doug would be concerned and worried about the couple he hit that night. I know Doug would be worried about all his friends. He was so full of life, but like everyone in this world, he was imperfect. We all make mistakes. It's unfortunate that Doug will not be able to learn from his mistake, but hopefully others will. Motorcycle accidents happen everyday. Sometimes it's the drivers fault, other times it's failure to watch for motorcycles. The lesson we should all be learning today is not to cast blame, but to learn to share the road. To learn to respect each other. Do not let Doug's passing mean nothing. Feel compassion for the people he left behind. Feel compassion for the other drivers on the road that night who witnessed this. Feel compassion for the couple he hit that night. Feel compassion for his friends and girlfriend. This world needed more people like Doug. Th mistake he made should not define who he was. We who knew Doug, knows exactly the type of caring person he was. Always there for anyone regardless of the situation. Now let's be there for his family and keep them in our thoughts and prayers as well as everyone affected by this. Doug May be gone, but he will never be forgotten.

Christine Angel said...

All you assholes better not ever fucking reproduce. I swear to god you better fucking hope I don't even fucking find you. Doug was a fucking fantastic guy. You know what he did the morning he died? He was up at six in the morning, on a weekend day, just to clean the house for his mother. Without even fucking bein asked. You can't say jack shit about "evolution in action." If evolution was in action you would have died at birth because you're inconsiderate, heartless, malicious, and just a complete asshole. Do you know how much it fucking hurt to read these comments with such malice and anger? As his sister and best friend I would almost hope something awful would happen to you, but I won't wish that on you only because Doug wouldn't have wanted me to. You know what kind of person he was? He worked at the church, always showed up for work, worked several shifts and several days in a row covering for friends who couldn't make it to work. He would drive to cities over an hour away just to give a friend a designated driver a ride home without asking or expecting any favors or gas money. He was the kind of person who was always smiling and happy and even after gettin into an argument with his parents, wouldn't sulk or run off and instead would blow it off and go back to the ray of sunshine he was. Next time you go to speak so ill of someone, think of all the friends and family already hurting and struggling through this. And if you still don't care, then may god damn you to hell.

Anonymous said...

It is a real shame that some jerk apparently has no compassion in their heart, and is so ignorant they don't realize that family and friends of the local victim of a local tragedy would read the local paper and see hateful words of the local inconsiderate jerk who feels it is his duty to heckle and demean a deceased young man who made a fatal mistake. And to make such a judgment without having any knowledge of the person or the incident other than what that jerk read in the local paper is truly ignorant, nasty, hateful and crude. I truly hope you feel as low and wretched as the slug you have revealed yourself to be. Don't try to defend your actions; just apologize. RIP Doug, and my heart goes out to your family.

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