ORANGE COUNTY, Florida – The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that 24-year-old Kristal Rollfinke of Palm Bay, Florida has died as the result of injuries she sustained in a car crash that occurred at 4:45 p.m. yesterday on State Road 520 near Taylor Creek Road just west of the Orange County / Brevard County line.
FHP says that Rollfinke was driving a 2005 Chevy 4-door eastbound on State Road 50 in the left through lane when, for an unknown reason, the Chevy drifted off the roadway in into the center grass media where it struck a culvert. The Chevy then traveled back into the easbound lanes, overturning several times.
Rollfinke was pronounced dead on the scene. Rolfinke’s one year-old daughter, Nevaeh, was secured in a car seat but FHP says that the car seat was not secured to the car. Nevaeh was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida and only suffered minor injuries.
This crash remains under investigation.