Traffic Crash Fatality
RELEASED BY: SERGEANT RYAN SCHORER CASE# MP170051683
Event: Traffic Crash Fatality
Date/Time of Event: August 7, 2017, at 10:34 p.m.
Location of Event: Eau Gallie Causeway, 50 East Eau Gallie Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32935
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 on scene. The westbound travel lanes of East Eau Gallie Boulevard (SR 518) between Riverside Drive
and Pineapple Avenue were temporarily closed during the Traffic Homicide Investigators’ (THI) investigation.
All lanes of travel on SR518 have been re-opened. The THI investigation is still ongoing.