Thursday, April 23, 2015

Richard Angel Killed In Crash

MICCO, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that 55-year-old Richard Angel of Sebastian, Florida has died as a result of injuries that he sustained from being struck by a car during the early morning hours on Thursday near the intersection of Fleming Grant Road and Wagon Master Trail near Micco, Florida.

FHP says that a 38-year-old John Palmer of Rockledge, Florida was driving a Nissan Maxima which was traveling northbound on Fleming Grant Road at a high rate of speed. 

According to FHP reports, Palmer failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and the Maxima traveled off the road and into a ditch.  Angel died at the scene. Palmer was transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida where he remains in critical condition.

A passerby found the vehicle in the ditch at 5:30 a.m.  However, FHP is still attempting to determine the exact time the crass occurred.

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