Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Palm Bay Woman Dies After Melbourne Crash

MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Melbourne Police Department is reporting that 84-year-old Frances Harlow of Palm Bay, Florida has died from injuries that she sustained in a vehicle crash today.

At 1:41 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to a reported traffic accident at the intersection of NASA Boulevard and Evans Road.  The accident involved a 2013 Chevrolet four-door driven by Harlow and a 2010 Ford pick up truck with a male driver. 

Police say that the Chevrolet overturned and Harlow had to be extracted from the vehicle by fire rescue crews.  She was then transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center in critical condition. The driver of the Ford truck received minor injuries. 

Traffic was diverted for approximately two hours while the incident was investigated.

The exact cause of the accident remains investigation.