Day: October 10, 2020

Florida Highway Patrol Investigating Hit-and-Run Crash that Killed 37-Year-Old Cocoa Woman on U.S. 1 in Mims

Lt. Kim Montes said an unknown vehicle was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 1 as a 37-year-old Cocoa woman was walking northbound on the edge of the northbound lane. The front or front right of the vehicle struck the back of the victim and after the impact, the victim was thrown into a ditch as the yet-to-be-identified suspect vehicle fled the scene. […]

Florida Highway Patrol Investigating Suspected Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in on U.S. 1 in Mims

Florida Highway Patrol Troopers arrived on the scene of an incident involving a deceased body at 10:15 am. Saturday morning. According to Lt. Kim Montes, Florida Highway Patrol Public Affairs Officer, troopers received a call from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office about a deceased female located in a ditch on U.S. Highway 1 and Gloria Avenue in Mims. “Preliminary information suggests that this may involve a hit and run crash,” said Lt. Montes. An investigation is underway. […]

FWC Approves New Hook Regulations to Improve Reef Fish Catch-and-Release Survival Rates

At its October meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved new hook requirements in Atlantic state waters that are intended to improve reef fish catch-and-release survival rates and continue to encourage the use of best fishing practices that help reef fish survive when caught and released. […]