ROCKLEDGE, Florida – A 28-year-old woman from Hobe Sound, Florida did not survive the injuries she sustained in a crash that occurred near mile marker 198 on I-95 in Brevard County, Florida around 8:40 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019.
68-year-old Lawrence Taylor of Orlando, Florida was driving a U.S. Mail semi-truck northbound on I-95 in the right lane at a reduced speed.
Meanwhile, 39-year-old Paul Stetler of Hobe Sound, Florida was driving a 2014 Dodge van behind the semi-truck.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Stetler failed to slow down as the Dodge approached the semi-truck.
The right front of the Dodge then collided with the left rear of the semi-truck.
A passenger in the Dodge, 28-year-old Jacinda Stetler, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Paul Stetler suffered minor injuries and was transported to Rockledge Regional Hospital.
According to FHP, everyone involved in the crash was wearing their seat belts and alcohol was not a factor.
The crash remains under investigation.