Florida woman hit, killed by vehicle while changing flat tire on I-95

Florida

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (WESH) — A Florida woman has been killed after a flat tire on the interstate in Brevard County led to multiple crashes.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place just before 6 p.m. Sunday. on I-95 near MM 189.

Officials say the victim was a passenger in a Honda HRV that suffered a flat tire in the center lane of the interstate.

Shortly afterward, the Honda was rear-ended by a Nissan Altima and both vehicles were disabled in the center lane.

The victim, a 51-year-old woman, was standing next to the Honda when an oncoming vehicle struck her and the vehicle.

The driver stated that they attempted to swerve to miss the crash but was unable to.

The victim died at Holmes Regional.

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