Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Fisherman Struck, Killed On Eau Gallie Causeway


MELBOURNE, Florida - A fisherman died as a result of injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle on the Eau Gallie Causeway (State Road 518) in Melbourne, Florida.


Around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017, Melbourne Police Officers responded to multiple reports of a traffic crash involving a vehicle striking a pedestrian. The pedestrian sustained serious life-threatening injuries and eventually succumbed to his injuries while at the scene.

The westbound travel lanes of East Eau Gallie Boulevard between Riverside Drive and Pineapple Avenue were temporarily closed while Traffic Homicide Investigators conducted their investigation.

Melbourne police have not released the fisherman's identity.

Eau Gallie Causeway is a popular spot for night time fishing and crabbing.

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