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Vehicle Accident – Vehicle vs. Vehicle

Post Date:10/29/2019 1:36 PM

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019, Melbourne police officers responded to the area of Eber Boulevard and Bayberry Drive regarding a vehicle vs. vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers discovered that one of the vehicle operators was found to have sustained life threatening injuries as a result of the crash. The driver later succumbed to her injuries at Holmes Regional Medical Center. Preliminary investigation indicates that the decedent was operating a 2016 Honda CRV 4 –door and was exiting Bayberry Estates onto Eber Boulevard. For an unknown reason, at this time, she did not complete the exit and was struck on the driver’s side of her vehicle by a 2003 Chevy Monte-Carlo 2-door which was heading eastbound on Eber Boulevard. The crash is still under investigation. 

Vehicle Driver (Deceased):
Maria Ellen Weeks
3993 Bayberry Drive                                                                                     
Melbourne, FL 32901                                                      
W/F – 05/09/1967

Vehicle Driver (Other):
Male Juvenile      

The Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit is currently investigating this crash as a Traffic Homicide Investigation and is seeking any witnesses or video pertaining to this crash. 

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