A 23-year-old man died Tuesday when the car in which he was a passenger smashed into a truck at high speed on a residential street in Palm Bay.
Police said Robert Alexander Williams died at the scene where a Chevrolet Impala ran into a Silverado as the truck was being backed out of a residential driveway in the 1300 block of Jupiter Boulevard.
The deadly two-vehicle crash happened about 2:30 a.m.
“The Impala was going about 100 mph before It crashed,” said Yvonne Martinez, spokeswoman for the Palm Bay Police Department.
The driver of the Impala identified as Scott Bradford Williams, 22 -was airlifted to Holmes Regional Medical Center. Police said the driver was not related to the victim. Two other crash victims Adam Beyer, the 19-year-old driver of the truck, and 18-year-old Katlynn Stone were taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Patrol officers along with paramedics from Palm Bay Fire-Rescue tended to the four injured people at the site.
An investigation is ongoing.
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