Motorist Killed in I-95 Crash North of Sebastian, Fellsmere Exit

Gia Katelin Alban, of Kissimmee, Florida, was killed Friday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 95 in southern Brevard County.
Gia Katelin Alban, of Kissimmee, Florida, was killed Friday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 95 in southern Brevard County. Photo by FDOT.

SEBASTIAN, Florida – An 18-year-old woman was killed Friday afternoon when a tire tread separated on the Toyota Prius she was driving and crashed into a pole, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers told Sebastian Daily the vehicle left the road and crashed, killing the driver.

The crash happened about 3 p.m. at mile marker 162, a few miles south of Micco Road as the vehicle was northbound on Interstate 95.

The FHP identified the driver as Gia Katelin Alban of Kissimmee, Florida.

The crash remains under investigation.

Last month, there were approximately three crashes on I-95 a few miles apart in the same vicinity, including a Sebastian couple.

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Andy Hodges began his career in the field of radio and TV broadcasting where he worked for about a decade. The Jupiter, Florida resident then pursued computers as they were coming to market in the late 1980's. Andy has also been a software programmer and worked as a Senior Systems Analyst/Engineer in the Information Technology sector in Atlanta. He eventually returned to Florida and made Sebastian his home in 2002.
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