COCOA, Fla. - A 30-year-old man is dead and his passenger has serious injuries following a crash in Brevard County early Saturday morning.
Florida Highway Patrol said the driver was traveling southbound on Pine Street approaching Coconut Avenue in Cocoa just before 2 a.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway.
Troopers said the vehicle went airborne and then struck a ditch.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His 30-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.